Orpheus Plays Free Bird 08
Orpheus Plays Free Bird 08 Orpheus Plays Free Bird 08 Orpheus Plays Free Bird 08

DIMENSIONS 30 x 24 in (76.20 x 60.96 cm) MEDIUM Airbrushed acrylic, acrylic paint marker, archival pigment print on Hahnemuhle ultrasmooth paper

Hand-finished series of 10, 2022

Signed and numbered by the artist on front 

ABOUT THE WORK

Regner works serially, using autobiography as a jumping-off point for satire, humiliation, and explorations of the grotesque. His work tackles a variety of topics, including how to navigate adulthood as a male with no strong role models, the fallibility of heroes, low and high culture, and stereotypical notions of masculinity. Using his personal experiences as a foundation, his paintings have questioned archetypes found within these themes, all the while challenging his own values and beliefs. He positions himself as an anti-proselytizer, complicating the easy answer and presenting morally questionable individuals with the intent of causing contradictory interpretations by the viewer. Navigating this discomfort is vital when searching for a greater truth.

ARTIST BIOGRAPHY

Chris Regner is an artist born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Select solo and group shows exhibitions with Kravets Wehby Gallery (New York); 1969 Gallery (New York); WOAW Gallery (Hong Kong); and Annarumma Gallery (Napoli, Italy). 

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$1,000.00


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