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Radius 250 Radius 250 2017
Selected Artist

Sally Kauffman

Washington, DC




'Hanging Out' by Sally Kauffman

Hanging Out
Oil on canvas
$3,500

Artist Statement

Sally Kauffman explores the common ground where abstraction and figuration coincide in paintings of people in repose. Using figure and place as a starting point, the work celebrates pleasure through the sensuality of paint and interplay of colors. Almost human-scale figures painted in saturated, flowing color on large format canvas entice the viewer to engage in their own narrative.

Kauffman paints from personal experience, capturing moments in snapshots and digitally manipulating the composition and intensity of color. The dense, saturated images become the source for the paintings. Observations of people in the National Sculpture Garden listening to jazz inspired the painting Hanging Out from the series Relaxed States. The scale of the large format painting activates the physical process of painting, the movement manifests in the image. The act of painting is the ultimate delight: stroking, swiping and splashing oil paint in transparent to opaque layers until a luscious surface emerges.

www.sallykauffman.com




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