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David Collins
Untitled, Horizontal Geometric Abstract Oil Painting in Pink, Teal Green, Yellow

2013

$3,800

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In this horizontal, geometric abstract painting on linen by David Collins, brightly colored hard-edged shapes in shades of teal green, blue, yellow and red appear to move in varying directions against a dusty pink background. The layering of these geometric shapes suggests a sense of weightlessness and flight. Signed, dated and titled by artist on the verso. By layering geometric planes and simple patterns on fields of rich color, David Collins conveys depth, movement, and a shifting sense of place using the formal elements of painting. In his paintings, structures develop suggesting folded paper, fragments of wings, domestic dwellings or industrial buildings. These images are drawn from childhood recollections of homes, construction sites in 1970s Dallas and from time spent in airplane hangars while visiting his father’s workplace. Planes of color crop up to create floors, wall-like surfaces, eaves and overhangs; silhouettes evoke cranes, cables and overpasses. Ultimately, these architectural notions do not remain whole, they fracture and fall away to reveal other chambers or the outside world. A simultaneity of interior and exterior space describes the liminal in-between. This falling away of form opens up the paintings to a dynamic landscape with a sense of forces moving in many directions at once. Collins' paintings reveal internal structure and order amidst chaos. Despite the shifting and multitudinous spaces, the paintings find resolution, achieving balance and stillness. Collins earned an BFA in painting from Rhode Island School of Design. He is a two-time recipient of the Yaddo Fellowship. His work has been featured in The New York Times and Dallas Art News. Collins work is in numerous private and corporate collections.

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  • Creation Year
    2013
  • Dimensions
    Height: 20 in. (50.8 cm)Width: 40 in. (101.6 cm)Depth: 1.5 in. (3.81 cm)
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    This is a unique work.Price: $3,800
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  • Gallery Location
    Larchmont, NY
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU1976173712

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