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Andrew Brischler

Perdition

Estimate:

20,000

to
- 25,000 USD

Andrew Brischler

Andrew Brischler

Perdition

Perdition

Estimate:

20,000

to
- 25,000 USD

Andrew Brischler

b. 1987 Long Island, NY

Perdition


Signed A. Brischler, dated 2014 and inscribed with title and medium written on verso top center panel

Colored pencil, marker, graphite and gesso on wood panel

72 x 60 x 2 in (182.9 x 152.4 x 5.1 cm)


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Horizontal crack across face (inherent on board), 24" from top. Soil, pencil lines, ink (artist intent).


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Courtesy of Jane Holzer

Andrew Brischler’s work examines the underbelly of American popular culture through a mash-up of graphic design and fine art abstraction. Brischler described his childhood self as voracious consumer of queer cinema, re-runs of classic television, and Bruce Springsteen--the posterchild of machismo--which helped him understand and celebrate his identity. "That combination of cultural criticism and earnest emotional tribute remains the cornerstone of my studio practice today," says the artist.


His work is in the collection of The Norton Museum of Art and University Art Museum at SUNY Albany, New York. In 2015, he was awarded a Fellowship in Painting by the New York Foundation for the Arts. In 2013, he was awarded the prestigious Rema Hort Mann Foundation Visual Arts Grant. Brischler has been featured in numerous publications, including Architectural Digest, 100 Painters of Tomorrow (Thames & Hudson, 2014), Modern Painters, and New American Paintings.

Brischler's work has been included in numerous exhibitions at galleries and museums throughout the United States and Europe. They include FLAG Art Foundation, New York, NY; Gavlak Gallery, Palm Beach and Los Angeles; University Art Museum, SUNY Albany New York; Feuer/Mesler, New York; Nathalie Karg Gallery, New York; The Arts Club, London; Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston; and Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zürich.