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John Baker
"Body and Spirit #1", acrylic, painting, collage, maroon, blue, tan, flesh tones

2020

$3,300

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John Baker’s “Body and Spirit #1”, an acrylic painting on canvas with collage 36 x 24 x 1.5 inches in maroons, blues, flesh tones and tans, is the inaugural work in the artist’s “Body and Spirit” series. As the couple embraces their spiritual energies co-mingle. Or are the figures really two sides of the same individual and the depiction one of fervent self-love? The sides are unpainted and the painting is signed and dated on the reverse. John Baker is a widely exhibited painter based in Boston and New York whose solo exhibitions have been favorably reviewed in the Boston Globe (his paintings demonstrate that the human figure as a source of fresh ideas still endures), Art New England (Baker’s collages raise a bunch of interesting issues) and American Art Collector (John Baker’s wonderful and worthy project). A native of New York City, Baker was a pupil of Donald Judd for two years. The sculptor’s constructivist method remains an influence on Baker’s collage process, but Baker’s artistic results are more sensual and emotional as he adds the elements of subtle color harmony and reliance on impulse. Baker is represented by Fountain Street Gallery in Boston, MA.

Details

  • Artist
    John Baker (1944, American)
  • Creation Year
    2020
  • Dimensions
    Height: 36 in. (91.44 cm)Width: 24 in. (60.96 cm)Depth: 1.5 in. (3.81 cm)
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  • Movement & Style
  • Period
  • Condition
  • Gallery Location
    Boston, MA
  • Reference Number
    Seller: Baker_Body and Spirit #11stDibs: LU50036900532

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