john tarahteeff

[b.1972 > santa clara, california, usa]

i abandoned illustrating the world in favor of following some mysterious subtext that emerges as the painting develops. i am lead by quirky impulses to exaggerate color, or play with scale, in a way which often undermines the realism of the image, but ultimately leads to discoveries as the painting finds new improbable resolutions of form and content.

     
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