Signed and numbered edition of 183 by Dan Shaw-Town
3 color screenprint on French 100lb cover, 2019
"Arbeta" translates to ‘work’ from Swedish, a language that my wife and daughter often speak in our home. It’s a language I don’t speak, so a lot of what is said is abstract sound to me. In this sense, as in "Arbeta", text has been reduced to a pattern, a layered image somewhere between drawing and writing with an emphasis on it’s own process of production showing the smudging from handling etc, the work focuses on the potential tangibility of words and text.
Dan Shaw-Town is a British artist living in Brooklyn, NY. He is most broadly known for his graphite on paper work, having participated in the institutional exhibitions ‘Graphite’ at the Indianapolis Museum of Art and ‘Drawing Sculpture’ at the Drawing Room London. He has exhibited widely throughout Europe and the US at galleries including Lisson Gallery, Seventeen gallery London, Marianne Boesky gallery New York, MaisterraValbuena Madrid, Unosunove Rome, China Art objects Los Angeles, Christopher Crescent, Brussels.
Made in Brooklyn, NY. Standard 18"x24" size for easy and affordable framing or let us frame it in our hand made Vermont maple museum frame featuring walnut splines, archival UV blocking glazing and acid free mounting.
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