The work of Sean Landers has lengthy examined the connection between artists and their very own work, together with the adventures of the character Plankboy. In a latest present at Rodolphe Janssen Gallery, he shared new work that includes Plankboy, many taking up mythological narratives. Landers was final featured on our website here.
The gallery affords extra perception into Plankboy: “Within the sequence of 4 work depicting a determine made out of wooden, Landers has fairly actually devised a personality out of the supplies which help his canvas whereas portray. The easy and useful design of Landers’ easel may be discovered within the determine he calls ‘Plankboy.’ Manufactured from wooden planks, hinges and nuts, bolts and screws, ‘Plankboy’ is outlined by the truth that he doesn’t fairly match into the world wherein he exists. Making his first look twenty years in the past in a physique of labor signifying Landers’ renewed curiosity in Rene Magritte’s 1947-48 ‘La Période Vache,’ Plankboy has been making periodic appearances within the work and has turn into a visible touchstone for the artist, as if to say, “that is the place I’m now.”
Discover extra work on the artist’s site.