Austyn Taylor / Fine Art / Sculpture / Blue Space Dog

$ 1,650.00

Blue Space Dog by Austyn Taylor. Fear of commitment is a non-issue with this dog. He needs love and a good home... and maybe some Space Food Sticks.

Austyn experimented with a Ken Price inspired surface by using layers of acrylic paint mixed with gold interference and sanding down the layers by hand. 

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We are pulling some amazing pieces from Austyn's archive! From the artist: What is really going on with human beings and this planet? This is a question we all think about from time to time. Deep thoughts about human history, culture and our place in the universe are quickly overshadowed by more pressing everyday issues of life. Much of our American time is occupied with short term animal concerns; for basic needs like full battery, Wi-Fi and “likes”- what else is there? Of course, this is a very one dimensional view of modern life. In my figurative work I attempt both 2 and 3 dimensional feats of creation! Being raised within the symbolic system of American Saturday morning and weekly afternoon cartoons I always wondered what happens to these characters after the show? What sort of purgatory are they trapped in between scenes? I assumed there must be more to these flat characters. I studied the philosophy of consciousness at university as well as art history and mythology. I studied the ancient absurd demons within Hieronymus Bosch’s 14th century paintings and the reality breaking freak show of “Who Framed Roger Rabbit.” In searching for what cannot be known, I now see my figures through an animist framework, as functional totems for lost thoughts and spirits of human intuition."
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