Daniel Klewer

Canary Lime I, 2021
Acrylic on canvas
60 x 36 x 3.50 in
SKU: 12713c
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This painting is a large-scale example of the paintings of Daniel Klewer, coming from his series 'Linear Tactility.' The paintings in this series all share a consistent, linearly divided composition with investigations into the visual and psychological resonance of color relationships and texture. Color relationships, texture, and a brushless paint application dominate the paintings’ surface, while also questioning the figure-ground relationship: The sculptural paint feels as if it is reaching off the canvas towards the viewer like the spines of a cactus. At the same time, the vibrant colors draw the viewer back to the paintings’ surface. The title of this painting, 'Canary Lime I,' emphasizes the relationships we have to color, looking to the yellows of fruits, the greens of nuts, and the cream colors of precious stones.

60 x 36 x 3.5 inches
signed in ink on reverse