Details

Black and Blue on Brown, 2015

Enamel and spackle on paper sacks

17" × 12"

All fine art is final sale.
Please contact info@marchsf.com for further inquiries.

Details

Black and Blue on Brown, 2015

Enamel and spackle on paper sacks

17" × 12"

All fine art is final sale.
Please contact info@marchsf.com for further inquiries.



Artist Gary Komarin first began working with the New York School under mentor Philip Guston. Through his work of drawing and painting, Komarin builds layered surfaces with water-based house paint in a thinned-out sluice mixed with spackle and water. The paint offers hybrid colors that seem slightly “off” while the spackle creates a clean, matte surface.

In Cake Paintings, his 2012 exhibition at MARCH, Komarin took inspiration from his mother, a consummate baker, and his father, an architect, to cleverly explore the intersection of the domestic and the architectural. Water-based enamel and spackle paintings are rendered on paper bags where reoccurring cake iconography is combined with unusual media; a balance between sophistication and simplicity.


SHOWS

Cake Paintings, September 27 - November 30, 2012