Previously, Wayne White injected his anachronistic phrases into current, classic lithographs. In White’s new present at Joshua Liner Gallery, titled “I DON’T KNOW,” the artist reacted to the scarcity of a majority of these backdrops by forging his personal on this set of work. The present runs by means of Feb. 8 on the area.
“Creating his personal backgrounds permits White to discover particular topics and provides him whole management with how the textual content and background work together with each other,” the gallery says. “In 2019, the artist began creating acrylic on canvas and oil on canvas cloudscapes paying homage to John Constable and Maxfield Parrish, including textual content overtop ethereal sunsets. These canvases proceed to mirror White’s sardonic wit, whereas concurrently revealing his weak aspect, evident in his aware choice to adorn the hand painted backgrounds of sunsets with textual content that reads ‘Lastly Acquired There Wasn’t So Nice’ and ‘I DON’T KNOW,’ including a very somber tone to the exhibition.”
See extra on the space’s site and White’s own page.