John Knuth

DKK 10.000,00

Tilted Black Shine, 2016

Acrylic and flyspeck on canvas

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John Knuth (b. 1978 US)

Tilted Black Shine, 2016

Acrylic and flyspeck on canvas

51 x 41 cm.

Signed, titled and dated 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.