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POONS, Larry

Boy Bandit King

Stock Code
100824
2007
£90,000

Exhibited
Bernard Jacobson Gallery, London, Larry Poons New Paintings 12 September - 10 October 2007.

Larry Poons b.1937 in Tokyo, Japan is an American artist known for his pursuit of painting, which began in 1959 and continues apace today.
Beginning in the 1970s Poons began pouring, throwing, and splashing paint onto the surface of the canvas. By the late 1970s, he had begun to build the surface of his paintings with foam, rubber, rope, and typewriter paper, causing the works to become increasingly heavy and extending dramatically into space. In the early 1990s, Poons returned to his use of the paintbrush, and his work continues in this vein today. Working in the surround, he continues to paint on an entire roll of canvas which is hung on a circular framework that stretches the length of his studio in East Durham, New York. Following the completion of a roll—a process that may take

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Acrylic on canvas, 163.8 x 309.9 cms (64 ½ x 122 ins)

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