Ricky Hunt Figurative Painting - Space Junk IV
See this artwork in context
View In Room
1 of 10 images

Ricky Hunt
Space Junk IV

2017

About

Ricky Hunt’s work is influenced by Egyptian hieroglyphs, graffiti and his tumultuous past that led to a paradigm shift in creativity and life. He covers the canvas with unique imagery and geometric script, evoking the many experiences of his life. The harmony of the overall composition finds its way through his intricate markings into a cohesive visual statement. Hidden within the patterns and markings are limitless points of interest, constantly revealing new meanings for us to discover. His works are represented by Artspace Warehouse Los Angeles and have been exhibited at galleries and art fairs internationally, including New York, Zurich, Hong Kong and London. This one-of-a-kind original mixed-media painting is 48 inch tall by 36 inch wide. It is wired and ready to hang. The sides are painted as a continuation of the front. The artwork is wired and it does not require framing. It is signed and dated by the artist on the front and the back of the artwork. Free local Los Angeles delivery. Affordable US and global shipping is available. A certificate of authenticity and hanging hardware are included. Philosophy, mathematics, scientific theory, poetry and astronomy are a few of the themes that run through his paintings and he expresses it with a constructed script and unique imagery. Hunt describes his contemporary text-based art, graffiti markings and cartoon like imagery as, “Chaotic order pouring from the watery depths of my unconscious”. Ricky Hunt lives and paints in Los Angeles. A brief period of drug addiction in the 1980's led to a term of incarceration for the artist. This in turn led to the discovery of his artistic talent and personal transformation through the love of art. He found inspiration in artists such as Basquiat and Haring. Hunt began to teach himself to draw in 1995. Nine months later Tiger Woods’ father Earl, commissioned a pastel portrait which he described as “The best portrait of Tiger ever painted”. From this foundation grounded in traditional drawing skills Hunt's work transformed into his contemporary painting approach seen today. His success started with his first sold-out exhibition in Los Angeles in 2016 which led to an international collector base and exhibitions worldwide. Recent Exhibitions 2017 Affordable Art Fair Hong Kong 2017 Artspace Warehouse, Los Angeles, CA 2017 Kunstwarenhaus Zurich, Switzerland 2017 Affordable Art Fair New York, NY 2017 Affordable Art Fair London, UK 2017 Art Palm Springs (Fine Art Fair), Palm Springs, CA 2016 Greystone, Beverly Hills, CA 2016 Affordable Art Fair New York, NY 2016 Artspace Warehouse, Los Angeles, CA About the gallery: Artspace Warehouse is one of the world's leading galleries for savvy contemporary art collectors. With galleries in Zurich (Switzerland Kunstwarenhaus Est. 2000) and Los Angeles (USA Est. 2010), Artspace Warehouse specializes in affordable international urban, pop, figurative and abstract art from the hottest emerging and mid-career artists.

Details

  • Condition
    Excellent.
  • Dimensions

    H 48 in. x W 36 in.

    H 121.92 cm x W 91.44 cm

  • Gallery location
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Reference number
    LU4262323631

Shipping, Returns & Payment

  • Online Payment Methods
    1stdibs accepts the following payment methods
  • Item Invoice
    Generate an invoice that you can customize and print.

About the Seller

Top Seller
Vetted
1stdibs seller since 2014
Typical response time: 1 hr
Located in Los Angeles, CA
You may also contact the seller by phoneCall seller through 1stdibs
More From This Seller
The Other World
Ricky Hunt
Canvas, Gold Leaf, Mixed Media, Acrylic
Ricky Hunt’s work is influenced by Egyptian hieroglyphs, graffiti and his tumultuous past that led to a paradigm shift in creativity and life. He covers the canvas with unique imager...
Space Junk II
Ricky Hunt
Canvas, Gold Leaf, Mixed Media, Acrylic
Ricky Hunt’s work is influenced by Egyptian hieroglyphs, graffiti and his tumultuous past that led to a paradigm shift in creativity and life. He covers the canvas with unique imager...
Space Ladders I
Ricky Hunt
Canvas, Gold Leaf, Mixed Media, Acrylic
Ricky Hunt’s work is influenced by Egyptian hieroglyphs, graffiti and his tumultuous past that led to a paradigm shift in creativity and life. He covers the canvas with unique imager...
Two Moons
Ricky Hunt
Canvas, Mixed Media, Acrylic
Ricky Hunt’s work is influenced by Egyptian hieroglyphs, graffiti and his tumultuous past that led to a paradigm shift in creativity and life. He covers the canvas with unique imager...
You May Also Like
Emergiendo
Carmen Gutierrez
Canvas, Gold Leaf, Mixed Media, Acrylic
Carmen Gutierrez original painting "Emergiendo". Signed by the artist. Acrylic, liquid gold and silver leaf, mixed media on canvas.
Mujer Sirena
Carmen Gutierrez
Canvas, Gold Leaf, Mixed Media, Acrylic
Original Carmen Gutierrez painting "Mujer Sirena". Acrylic, liquid gold leaf, and mixed media on canvas. Signed by the artist.
Mil Ojos Para Una Mirada
Carmen Gutierrez
Canvas, Gold Leaf, Mixed Media, Acrylic
Original Carmen Gutierrez painting "Mil Ojos Para Una Mirada". Acrylic, liquid gold and silver leaf, mixed media on canvas. Signed by the artist.
Edge of Peppered Woods
Rodger Schultz
Canvas, Gold Leaf, Mixed Media, Acrylic
Acrylic, and gold leaf on Canvas. These intricate, verdant landscapes explode in a kaleidoscope of flora and color. Through a multitude of simple brushstrokes, Schultz has constru...
Golden Flute : Romantic Lord Krishna in bright ...
Shuvaprasanna Bhattacharya
Canvas, Gold Leaf, Charcoal, Oil, Acrylic
One of the most popular series of the Master Artist , The Golden Flute is the artists more romantic renedition of Art. Size of the work without framing is 20 x 20 inches. Oil, Acryl...
Code U2
Oksana Tanasiv
Gold Leaf, Mixed Media, Acrylic, Board
Oksana Tanasiv is a wildly talented international contemporary artist. She is Ukrainian - American. She experiments in realistic, surrealistic and pop-art creating the art as collect...
Study for The Next Life
Eric Magnuson
Linen, Gold Leaf, Acrylic
An original acrylic on linen painting by American contemporary artist Eric Magnuson. Eric Magnuson has been consistently showing his paintings bicoastally since the mid 1980s incl...
Oro 11
Keng Wai Lee
Gold Leaf, Ink, Acrylic
Keng’s gorgeously rich and colourful paintings of birds and flowers are a synergy of decorative tableaux and depiction in paint on canvas of his memories and imagination. “Using acry...

Why Shop on 1stdibs?

Learn More

Only Vetted, Professional Sellers

Buyer Protection Guaranteed

Fully Insured Global Deliveries