John Knuth

kr. 1.400,00

Elevated Uncertainty #7, 2013

Polaroid photo

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John Knuth (b. 1978 US)

Elevated Uncertainty #7, 2013

Polaroid photo. Framed in passepartout, white frame with glass front

Frame size: 25 x 20 cm. Photo: 9 x 7,5 cm.

Signed, dated and titled by the artist on verso

About the artist

John Knuth is born 1978 in US, currently lives and works in Los Angeles, CA. He received an MFA from University of Southern California and a BFA from the University of Minnesota.

John Knuth’s multifaceted work explores themes of transcendence through material manipulation. Through his alchemical process, he transforms seemingly mundane materials into extraordinary objects. His investigative process bridges the disciplines of aesthetics and chemistry to reveal new avenues of perception.

For Knuth, the most basic level of alchemy can be transcendent. Whether he is working with sugar, smoke or insects, the common and fleeting are repurposed and given new meaning. Much of his project is centered on the natural world and its potential in the process of art-making. He intends to create something that is beyond the normal, daily existence or identity of his chosen material or participant.

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