Thursday, October 22, 2009

JOHN SONSINI

DANIEL, RUDY, JOSE, GABRIEL, 2004, Oil on canvas, 80 x 96 inches


ISMAEL, 2008, Oil on canvas, 72 x 48 inches




BYRON & RAMIRO, 2008, Oil on canvas, 80 x 84 inches
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The paintings of John Sonsini are imbued with a heaviness of materiality. They state that they are not illustration. Paint is slathered on with plenty of brushwork. Neel, Soutine, Bellows, and Sorolla come to mind.
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Images Courtesy Cheim & Read, New York.







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