"Untitled" 20th Century Ron Hoover Oil on Translucent Paper For Sale
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"Untitled" 20th Century Ron Hoover Oil on Translucent Paper

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Ron Hoover (1944-2008) painted subject matter that was important to him and made a statement of his social consciousness. This painting is possibly depicting a man whose luck has moved him to the streets. The viewer feels the terror of the man that seems to be cloaked in his shadow. Dark wood frame cream matte. Hoover's paintings and drawings depicted real-estate developers, football players, bureaucrats and politicians offer a rogue’s gallery of American greed, violence and conformism. His art came directly from his personal experiences, alternative newspapers and public radio. Hoover improvised new means of getting paint onto his canvases, sometimes flicking it from toothbrushes or the tips of his fingers, other times spinning it from electric drills. (He also used conventional brushes.) After an interesting excursion into all-over abstraction in the late 1970s, Hoover stayed with figuration, although his faceless functionaries and pointy-headed salesmen are sometimes barely legible. Solo exhibitions included the Station Museum, Art Car Museum, and the Arlington Museum of Art.

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  • Creator
    Ron Hoover (Painter)
  • Production time
    Available Now
  • Place of origin
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 30 in. x W 25 in. x D 1 in.

    H 76.2 cm x W 63.5 cm x D 2.54 cm

  • Seller location
    Houston, TX
  • Seller reference number
    P0070160
  • Reference number
    LU184034475713

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