Don Dudley

Recent Work

September 17–October 29 2017

Press Release Selected Press

II (Big Z), 2016. Acrylic on birch plywood. 71.75 x 48 x 2.5 in.
LVI, 2016. Oil-based aluminum enamel and acrylic on birch plywood. 31 x 40 x 19 in.
#15, 2017. Acrylic on birch plywood. 74 x 33.5 x 3 in.
LI, 2017. Acrylic on birch plywood. 70.25 x 47.88 x 2 in.
XVIII, 2014-15. Oil-based aluminum enamel and acrylic on birch plywood and corrugated metal. 74.50 x 56 x 2 in.
Detail. XVIII, 2014-15. Oil-based aluminum enamel and acrylic on birch plywood and corrugated metal. 74.50 x 56 x 2 in.
LVI, 2016. Oil-based aluminum enamel and acrylic on birch plywood and corrugated metal. 60 x 48 x 2.5 in.
Detail. LVI, 2016. Oil-based aluminum enamel and acrylic on birch plywood and corrugated metal. 60 x 48 x 2.5 in.
#8 (Winter), 2016. Oil-based aluminum enamel and acrylic on birch plywood. 42 x 84 x 3 in.
XVI, 2016. Acrylic on birch plywood. 56.5 x 47.88 x 1.88 in.
LX, 2016. Acrylic on birch plywood. 11.5 x 60 x 3.25 in.

Unlike much contemporary work, which I see as in dialogue with literature, I have always aspired to the wordless condition of music. I consider the corner itself as a ground, a means of wrapping the viewer in the music; to look at the purely visual with no narrative to distract.