"57 with Bird"
Large Painting

Item#:  504053
Price:  $4750

Item's Dimensions:  59" x 54"
Item's Year of Issue:  1995-2004
Condition:  Very Good
Materials:  Oil on Canvas
Country of Origin:  USA


Michael Eastman painting  57 with Bird

Description: In his engaging, puzzle-like paintings Michael Eastman uses words and figures as abstract elements and sometimes for their meaning as well. These works are not literal puzzles to be solved, instead they are artworks to be puzzled over: it is up to the viewer to discern whether a word or number is a message or simply a mark. View detail. Eastman often uses graffiti-like writing in making his paintings. This series of paintings is called "Printed Matter Redesigned". Eastman uses his commercial design background to vastly improve familiar print media. Note: the dates on this painting reflect that it was painted, then subsequently repainted and altered significantly at the later date.

Since Michael Eastman enjoys aping the look of naive art, we place him in that category. But, Eastman's approach to his work is cerebral, often witty, and quite abstract--not at all the urgent, direct attitude typical of a naïf or outsider artist.Visit the Tribeca studio of Michael Eastman whose work is included in the collection of Hirshhorn Museum (Washington,DC) and the Mauntner-Markof Collection (Vienna, Austria). View additional works by Michael Eastman.

Offered by: Biddington's Contemporary Art
E-mail questions to: webmaster@biddingtons.com
View more at: OUTSIDER & Faux-Primitive Art Gallery

1) Purchase this work online with VISA or Mastercard on a secure form.
2) Mail Biddington's your check or money order using the printable form provided at checkout.
To see applicable shipping fees, follow purchase arrow to Shopping Cart .
Prefer to speak with one of our staff?
3) Purchase this artwork by telephone:
Biddington's Mon-Fri 9-5 ET at 212 838-3572.

COPYRIGHT: Images and information within www.biddingtons.com are © Biddington's, Inc. --except where preceded by individual copyrights of the artist.
Downloading or printing for online or print reproduction of any materials without specific written permission from Biddington's, Inc. is prohibited.

CREATIVE PROCESS   INDEX to Art & Collecting Articles
BIDDINGTON'S--Home & Search

Biddington's Home