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Stephen Maine Art

American, b. 1958

Stephen Maine is an American abstract painter, writer, curator and teacher. He is a member of the American Abstract Artists and a contributing editor at Artcritical.com. His paintings engage and extend contemporary ideas about color, composition, surface and process. He lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.Work by Maine is included in the permanent collections of several important institutions, including that of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the New York Public Library, the Museum of Modern Art Library Special Collection, the Whitney Museum of Art, Frances Mulhall Achilles Library, the Cleveland Museum of Art and the Yale University Art Galleries, as well as the United States Department of State Art in Embassies Collection. Stephen Maine has exhibited extensively. His work has been featured in numerous solo exhibitions in New York, and group exhibitions throughout the United States as well as in Europe and Mexico. In a process closely akin to relief printmaking, Maine uses textured surfaces to apply fluid acrylic paint indirectly to prepared canvas. He makes these surfaces or “plates,” some of which are quite large, out of common materials such as plywood, extruded foam, plastic and glue. Maine rolls or brushes wet paint over the plate and presses it into the canvas, using custom built contraptions to ensure alignment (registration) of successive applications. Integral to the process is the idea that the entire surface is treated with paint at the same moment. For Maine that means compositional phenomena are allowed to occur with minimal interference from his ego. This approach to composition is productively at odds with his color decisions, which are closely calibrated. Sometimes a single paint application, in concert with the field of color that is the ground, is sufficient to yield a visually engaging result. In most cases, however, to complete an image multiple layers and more complex interactions of hues are called for. The entire process balances precision and unpredictability.

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Artist: Stephen Maine
P14-1215 (Abstract painting)
By Stephen Maine
Located in London, GB
P14-1215 (Abstract painting) Acrylic on canvas. In a process closely akin to relief printmaking, Maine uses textured surfaces to apply fluid acrylic paint indirectly to prepared ca...
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2010s Abstract Stephen Maine Art

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

HP13-1113 (Abstract Painting)
By Stephen Maine
Located in London, GB
HP13-1113 (Abstract Painting) Acrylic on canvas - Unframed This work is from the Halftone Paintings series, which are made with a specialized printing surface that leaves a matrix ...
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2010s Abstract Stephen Maine Art

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

Pitched Planes 137 (Abstract print)
By Stephen Maine
Located in London, GB
Pitched Planes 137 (Abstract print) Relief Monoprint. Unframed. The Pitched Planes series are unique relief prints, made primarily using printing surfaces that are the products of ...
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Early 2000s Minimalist Stephen Maine Art

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Monoprint

Frankly Scarlet 53 (Abstract painting)
By Stephen Maine
Located in London, GB
Frankly Scarlet 53 (Abstract painting) Ink and acrylic on paper with collage - Unframed. Stephen Maine is an American abstract painter, writer, curator and teacher. He is a member ...
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2010s Abstract Stephen Maine Art

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Paper, Ink, Acrylic

P19-0306 (Abstract painting)
By Stephen Maine
Located in London, GB
P19-0306 (Abstract painting) Acrylic on canvas - Unframed. In a process closely akin to relief printmaking, Maine uses textured surfaces to apply fluid acrylic paint indirectly to ...
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2010s Abstract Stephen Maine Art

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

Frankly Scarlet 2 (Abstract painting)
By Stephen Maine
Located in London, GB
Frankly Scarlet 2 (Abstract painting) Ink and acrylic on paper with collage - Unframed. Stephen Maine is an American abstract painter, writer, curator and teacher. He is a member o...
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2010s Abstract Stephen Maine Art

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Paper, Ink, Acrylic

P20-0604, Circular Abstract Painting Bright Turquoise Blue, Yellow Orange
By Stephen Maine
Located in Kent, CT
P20-0604 is a circular painting in yellow orange on a vibrant, bright turquoise blue background by Stephen Maine. This striking painting conveys movement and the suggestion of textur...
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2010s Contemporary Stephen Maine Art

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Canvas, Acrylic, Panel

P16-0919, Large Vertical Abstract Painting, Bright Blue, Light Red, Mint Teal
By Stephen Maine
Located in Kent, CT
P16-0919 is a large, vertical abstract painting in bright hues of vibrant electric blue with light red and mint green details by Stephen Maine. This striking painting conveys movemen...
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2010s Contemporary Stephen Maine Art

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Canvas, Acrylic

P15-0712 (Abstract Painting)
By Stephen Maine
Located in London, GB
P15-0712 (Abstract Painting) Acrylic on canvas - Unframed In a process closely akin to relief printmaking, Maine uses textured surfaces to apply fluid acrylic paint indirectly to p...
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2010s Abstract Stephen Maine Art

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

P19-0313 (Abstract painting)
By Stephen Maine
Located in London, GB
P19-0313 (Abstract painting) Acrylic on canvas - Unframed. In a process closely akin to relief printmaking, Maine uses textured surfaces to apply fluid acrylic paint indirectly to ...
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2010s Abstract Stephen Maine Art

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

Frankly Scarlet 50 (Abstract painting)
By Stephen Maine
Located in London, GB
Frankly Scarlet 50 (Abstract painting) Ink and acrylic on paper - Unframed. Stephen Maine is an American abstract painter, writer, curator and teacher. He is a member of the Americ...
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2010s Abstract Stephen Maine Art

Materials

Paper, Ink, Acrylic

P16-0505 (Abstract Pinting)
By Stephen Maine
Located in London, GB
P16-0505 (Abstract Pinting) Acrylic on canvas - Unframed In a process closely akin to relief printmaking, Maine uses textured surfaces to apply fluid acrylic paint indirectly to pr...
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2010s Abstract Stephen Maine Art

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Canvas, Acrylic

P19-0661 (Abstract painting)
By Stephen Maine
Located in London, GB
P19-0661 (Abstract painting) Acrylic on canvas - Unframed. In a process closely akin to relief printmaking, Maine uses textured surfaces to apply fluid acrylic paint indirectly to ...
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2010s Abstract Stephen Maine Art

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

Pitched planes 135 (Abstract print)
By Stephen Maine
Located in London, GB
Pitched planes 135 (Abstract print) Relief Monoprint. Unframed. The Pitched Planes series are unique relief prints, made primarily using printing surfaces that are the products of ...
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Early 2000s Minimalist Stephen Maine Art

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Monoprint

Pitched Planes 144 (Abstract print)
By Stephen Maine
Located in London, GB
Pitched Planes 144 (Abstract print) Relief Monoprint. Unframed. The Pitched Planes series are unique relief prints, made primarily using printing surfaces that are the products of...
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Early 2000s Abstract Stephen Maine Art

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Monoprint

Pitched Planes 131 (Abstract print)
By Stephen Maine
Located in London, GB
Pitched Planes 131 (Abstract print) Relief Monoprint. Unframed. The Pitched Planes series are unique relief prints, made primarily using printing surfaces that are the products of ...
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Early 2000s Minimalist Stephen Maine Art

Materials

Paper, Monoprint

Frankly Scarlet 30 (Abstract painting)
By Stephen Maine
Located in London, GB
Frankly Scarlet 30 (Abstract painting) Ink and acrylic on paper - Unframed. Stephen Maine is an American abstract painter, writer, curator and teacher. He is a member of the Americ...
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2010s Abstract Stephen Maine Art

Materials

Paper, Ink, Acrylic

Frankly Scarlet 4 (Abstract painting)
By Stephen Maine
Located in London, GB
Frankly Scarlet 4 (Abstract painting) Ink and acrylic on paper with collage - Unframed. Stephen Maine is an American abstract painter, writer, curator and teacher. He is a member o...
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2010s Abstract Stephen Maine Art

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Paper, Ink, Acrylic

P16-1004 (Abstract Painting)
By Stephen Maine
Located in London, GB
P16-1004 (Abstract Painting) Acrylic on canvas - Unframed In a process closely akin to relief printmaking, Maine uses textured surfaces to apply fluid acrylic paint indirectly to p...
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2010s Abstract Stephen Maine Art

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Canvas, Acrylic

Frankly Scarlet 5 (Abstract painting)
By Stephen Maine
Located in London, GB
Frankly Scarlet 5 (Abstract painting) Ink and acrylic on paper with collage - Unframed. Stephen Maine is an American abstract painter, writer, curator and teacher. He is a member o...
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2010s Abstract Stephen Maine Art

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Paper, Ink, Acrylic

P15 - 1004 (Abstract Painting)
By Stephen Maine
Located in London, GB
P15 - 1004 (Abstract Painting) Acrylic on canvas - Unframed In a process closely akin to relief printmaking, Maine uses textured surfaces to apply fluid acrylic paint indirectly to...
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2010s Abstract Stephen Maine Art

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Canvas, Acrylic

P19-0616 (Abstract Painting)
By Stephen Maine
Located in London, GB
P19-0616 (Abstract Painting) Acrylic on canvas - Unframed. In a process closely akin to relief printmaking, Maine uses textured surfaces to apply fluid acrylic paint indirectly to ...
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2010s Abstract Stephen Maine Art

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

Pitched Planes 167 (Abstract print)
By Stephen Maine
Located in London, GB
Pitched Planes 167 (Abstract print) Relief Monoprint - Unframed The Pitched Planes series are unique relief prints, made primarily using printing surfaces that are the products of ...
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Early 2000s Abstract Stephen Maine Art

Materials

Paper, Monoprint

HP13-1113 (Abstract Painting)
By Stephen Maine
Located in London, GB
HP13-1113 (Abstract Painting) Acrylic on canvas - Unframed This work is from the Halftone Paintings series, which are made with a specialized printing surface that leaves a matrix ...
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2010s Abstract Stephen Maine Art

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Canvas, Acrylic

Frankly Scarlet 3 (Abstract painting)
By Stephen Maine
Located in London, GB
Frankly Scarlet 3 (Abstract painting) Ink and acrylic on paper with collage - Unframed. Stephen Maine is an American abstract painter, writer, curator and teacher. He is a member o...
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2010s Abstract Stephen Maine Art

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Paper, Ink, Acrylic

HP13-0909 (Abstract Painting)
By Stephen Maine
Located in London, GB
HP13-0909 (Abstract Painting) Acrylic on canvas. This work is from the Halftone Paintings series, which are made with a specialized printing surface that leaves a matrix of tiny do...
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2010s Abstract Stephen Maine Art

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Canvas, Acrylic

P15-1031 (Abstract Painting)
By Stephen Maine
Located in London, GB
P15-1031 (Abstract Painting) Acrylic on canvas - Unframed In a process closely akin to relief printmaking, Maine uses textured surfaces to apply fluid acrylic paint indirectly to p...
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2010s Abstract Stephen Maine Art

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

Pitched Planes 137 (Abstract print)
By Stephen Maine
Located in London, GB
Pitched Planes 137 (Abstract print) Relief Monoprint. Unframed. The Pitched Planes series are unique relief prints, made primarily using printing surfaces that are the products of ...
Category

Early 2000s Minimalist Stephen Maine Art

Materials

Monoprint

P15 - 1028 (Abstract Painting)
By Stephen Maine
Located in London, GB
P15 - 1028 (Abstract Painting) Acrylic on canvas. In a process closely akin to relief printmaking, Maine uses textured surfaces to apply fluid acrylic paint indirectly to prepared ...
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2010s Abstract Stephen Maine Art

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

Frankly Scarlet 52 (Abstract painting)
By Stephen Maine
Located in London, GB
Frankly Scarlet 52 (Abstract painting) Ink and acrylic on paper with collage - Unframed. Stephen Maine is an American abstract painter, writer, curator and teacher. He is a member ...
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2010s Abstract Stephen Maine Art

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Paper, Ink, Acrylic

P19-0306 (Abstract painting)
By Stephen Maine
Located in London, GB
P19-0306 (Abstract painting) Acrylic on canvas - Unframed. In a process closely akin to relief printmaking, Maine uses textured surfaces to apply fluid acrylic paint indirectly to ...
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2010s Abstract Stephen Maine Art

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

Frankly Scarlet 49 (Abstract painting)
By Stephen Maine
Located in London, GB
Frankly Scarlet 49 (Abstract painting) Ink and acrylic on paper with collage - Unframed. Stephen Maine is an American abstract painter, writer, curator and teacher. He is a member ...
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2010s Abstract Stephen Maine Art

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Paper, Ink, Acrylic

Frankly Scarlet 47 (Abstract painting)
By Stephen Maine
Located in London, GB
Frankly Scarlet 47 (Abstract painting) Ink and acrylic on paper - Unframed. Stephen Maine is an American abstract painter, writer, curator and teacher. He is a member of the Americ...
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2010s Abstract Stephen Maine Art

Materials

Paper, Ink, Acrylic

P14-1215 (Abstract painting)
By Stephen Maine
Located in London, GB
P14-1215 (Abstract painting) Acrylic on canvas. In a process closely akin to relief printmaking, Maine uses textured surfaces to apply fluid acrylic paint indirectly to prepared ca...
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2010s Abstract Stephen Maine Art

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

P15-1130 (Abstract painting)
By Stephen Maine
Located in London, GB
P15-1130 (Abstract painting) Acrylic on canvas. Unframed. In a process closely akin to relief printmaking, Maine uses textured surfaces to apply fluid acrylic paint indirectly to p...
Category

2010s Abstract Stephen Maine Art

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

Frankly Scarlet 49 (Abstract painting)
By Stephen Maine
Located in London, GB
Frankly Scarlet 49 (Abstract painting) Ink and acrylic on paper with collage - Unframed. Stephen Maine is an American abstract painter, writer, curator and teacher. He is a member ...
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2010s Abstract Stephen Maine Art

Materials

Paper, Ink, Acrylic

P16-0505 (Abstract Pinting)
By Stephen Maine
Located in London, GB
P16-0505 (Abstract Pinting) Acrylic on canvas - Unframed In a process closely akin to relief printmaking, Maine uses textured surfaces to apply fluid acrylic paint indirectly to pr...
Category

2010s Abstract Stephen Maine Art

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

P19-0661 (Abstract painting)
By Stephen Maine
Located in London, GB
P19-0661 (Abstract painting) Acrylic on canvas - Unframed. In a process closely akin to relief printmaking, Maine uses textured surfaces to apply fluid acrylic paint indirectly to ...
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2010s Abstract Stephen Maine Art

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

P15-1130 (Abstract painting)
By Stephen Maine
Located in London, GB
P15-1130 (Abstract painting) Acrylic on canvas. Unframed. In a process closely akin to relief printmaking, Maine uses textured surfaces to apply fluid acrylic paint indirectly to p...
Category

2010s Abstract Stephen Maine Art

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

Frankly Scarlet 52 (Abstract painting)
By Stephen Maine
Located in London, GB
Ink and acrylic on paper with collage - Unframed. Stephen Maine is an American abstract painter, writer, curator and teacher. He is a member of the American Abstract Artists and a c...
Category

2010s Abstract Stephen Maine Art

Materials

Paper, Ink, Acrylic

Frankly Scarlet 53 (Abstract painting)
By Stephen Maine
Located in London, GB
Ink and acrylic on paper with collage - Unframed. Stephen Maine is an American abstract painter, writer, curator and teacher. He is a member of the American Abstract Artists and a c...
Category

2010s Abstract Stephen Maine Art

Materials

Paper, Ink, Acrylic

P14-1215 (Abstract painting)
By Stephen Maine
Located in London, GB
Acrylic on canvas. In a process closely akin to relief printmaking, Maine uses textured surfaces to apply fluid acrylic paint indirectly to prepared canvas. He makes these surfaces ...
Category

2010s Abstract Stephen Maine Art

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

Frankly Scarlet 30 (Abstract painting)
By Stephen Maine
Located in London, GB
Ink and acrylic on paper - Unframed. Stephen Maine is an American abstract painter, writer, curator and teacher. He is a member of the American Abstract Artists and a contributing e...
Category

2010s Abstract Stephen Maine Art

Materials

Paper, Ink, Acrylic

Frankly Scarlet 47 (Abstract painting)
By Stephen Maine
Located in London, GB
Ink and acrylic on paper - Unframed. Stephen Maine is an American abstract painter, writer, curator and teacher. He is a member of the American Abstract Artists and a contributing e...
Category

2010s Abstract Stephen Maine Art

Materials

Ink, Acrylic, Paper

Frankly Scarlet 2 (Abstract painting)
By Stephen Maine
Located in London, GB
Ink and acrylic on paper with collage - Unframed. Stephen Maine is an American abstract painter, writer, curator and teacher. He is a member of the American Abstract Artists and a c...
Category

2010s Abstract Stephen Maine Art

Materials

Paper, Ink, Acrylic

Frankly Scarlet 3 (Abstract painting)
By Stephen Maine
Located in London, GB
Ink and acrylic on paper with collage - Unframed. Stephen Maine is an American abstract painter, writer, curator and teacher. He is a member of the American Abstract Artists and a c...
Category

2010s Abstract Stephen Maine Art

Materials

Ink, Acrylic, Paper

Frankly Scarlet 4 (Abstract painting)
By Stephen Maine
Located in London, GB
Ink and acrylic on paper with collage - Unframed. Stephen Maine is an American abstract painter, writer, curator and teacher. He is a member of the American Abstract Artists and a c...
Category

2010s Abstract Stephen Maine Art

Materials

Paper, Ink, Acrylic

Frankly Scarlet 5 (Abstract painting)
By Stephen Maine
Located in London, GB
Ink and acrylic on paper with collage - Unframed. Stephen Maine is an American abstract painter, writer, curator and teacher. He is a member of the American Abstract Artists and a c...
Category

2010s Abstract Stephen Maine Art

Materials

Paper, Ink, Acrylic

Frankly Scarlet 53 (Abstract painting)
By Stephen Maine
Located in London, GB
Ink and acrylic on paper with collage - Unframed. Stephen Maine is an American abstract painter, writer, curator and teacher. He is a member of the American Abstract Artists and a c...
Category

2010s Abstract Stephen Maine Art

Materials

Paper, Ink, Acrylic

Frankly Scarlet 52 (Abstract painting)
By Stephen Maine
Located in London, GB
Ink and acrylic on paper with collage - Unframed. Stephen Maine is an American abstract painter, writer, curator and teacher. He is a member of the American Abstract Artists and a c...
Category

2010s Abstract Stephen Maine Art

Materials

Paper, Ink, Acrylic

Frankly Scarlet 30 (Abstract painting)
By Stephen Maine
Located in London, GB
Ink and acrylic on paper - Unframed. Stephen Maine is an American abstract painter, writer, curator and teacher. He is a member of the American Abstract Artists and a contributing e...
Category

2010s Abstract Stephen Maine Art

Materials

Paper, Ink, Acrylic

Frankly Scarlet 47 (Abstract painting)
By Stephen Maine
Located in London, GB
Ink and acrylic on paper - Unframed. Stephen Maine is an American abstract painter, writer, curator and teacher. He is a member of the American Abstract Artists and a contributing e...
Category

2010s Abstract Stephen Maine Art

Materials

Paper, Ink, Acrylic

Frankly Scarlet 50 (Abstract painting)
By Stephen Maine
Located in London, GB
Ink and acrylic on paper - Unframed. Stephen Maine is an American abstract painter, writer, curator and teacher. He is a member of the American Abstract Artists and a contributing e...
Category

2010s Abstract Stephen Maine Art

Materials

Paper, Ink, Acrylic

P19-0306 (Abstract painting)
By Stephen Maine
Located in London, GB
Acrylic on canvas - Unframed. In a process closely akin to relief printmaking, Maine uses textured surfaces to apply fluid acrylic paint indirectly to prepared canvas. He makes thes...
Category

2010s Abstract Stephen Maine Art

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

P19-0313 (Abstract painting)
By Stephen Maine
Located in London, GB
Acrylic on canvas - Unframed. In a process closely akin to relief printmaking, Maine uses textured surfaces to apply fluid acrylic paint indirectly to prepared canvas. He makes thes...
Category

2010s Abstract Stephen Maine Art

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

P19-0616
By Stephen Maine
Located in London, GB
Acrylic on canvas - Unframed. In a process closely akin to relief printmaking, Maine uses textured surfaces to apply fluid acrylic paint indirectly to prepared canvas. He makes thes...
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2010s Abstract Stephen Maine Art

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

P15-0712
By Stephen Maine
Located in London, GB
Acrylic on canvas - Unframed In a process closely akin to relief printmaking, Maine uses textured surfaces to apply fluid acrylic paint indirectly to prepared canvas. He makes these...
Category

2010s Abstract Stephen Maine Art

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

HP13-1113
By Stephen Maine
Located in London, GB
Acrylic on canvas - Unframed This work is from the Halftone Paintings series, which are made with a specialized printing surface that leaves a matrix of tiny dots in pattern similar...
Category

2010s Abstract Stephen Maine Art

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

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