photographic light jet print
on verso signed, titled and dated 2018
40 x 50 in, 101.6 x 127 cm
Estimate: $7,000 - $9,000
Sold for: $7,500
Preview at: Vancouver Art Gallery, 4th Floor
Donated by the Artist
Courtesy of Franc Gallery, Vancouver
Hank Bull was born in Calgary, Alberta, in 1949 and now lives in Vancouver, where he has long played an active role in the local art scene. A multimedia artist and arts administrator, Bull has been an important member of the Western Front Society since 1973, and is the co-founder of Centre A: Vancouver International Centre for Contemporary Asian Art. Encompassing several decades of work, his oeuvre was featured in Connexion, a major exhibition that traveled to Confederation Centre Art Gallery, Galerie de l’UQAM, Saint Mary’s University Art Gallery and Burnaby Art Gallery (2015 – 2017). His work has been presented at the Museum of Modern Art (1991), the Venice Biennale (1986), Documenta (1987) and Ars Electronica (1982, 1989). His work is part of numerous public and private collections, including the National Gallery of Canada.
Bull’s photograph Singular Plural (2018) was featured in the show Theatre of Painting at the Franc Gallery in 2019. For this exhibition, the prolific artist considered the place of painting, sculpture, photography and performance within the expanded field of contemporary visual arts practices and in relation to his own work. In this series, Bull explores the fluidity of form, by presenting painted cardboard boxes in various formats: sculptural objects, flattened two-dimensional works, photographic documents and even as maquettes for theatre sets or architectural designs.
This work is edition 1/3.
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