Dan Arps | the artist




The artist Dan Arps
Born 1976, Christchurch, New Zealand.

Style and technique of the artist: Sculpture Objects,

Walters Prize 2010


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Dan Arps
Arps’s conceit draws a variety of visual languages into a single, if opaque, narrative. Deadpan found objects—a cardboard box, some newspaper, a string—also read as careful, if nonchalant, formal gestures, while the more conventionally crafted elements appear both as examples of painting or sculpture and as conceptual props. Several pieces, including one that consists simply of a smudge of purple oil paint on a print of Pacific palms, and a more elaborate, Isa Genzken-esque, expressively daubed and wrapped crystal shop sculpture—an owl perching over a glass globe of the sort where the electrical discharge will play its miniature lightning to the movement of your fingertip—combine popular art with precise but antitechnical facture…

Dan Arps
Untitled (Mediation Device)

Dan Arps
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Dan Arps
Untitled (Therapy Object Black Version)



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