Chris Rucker, Safety Blue Panel 4, USA, 2016

Chris Rucker, Safety Blue Panel 4, USA, 2016
SOLD

Chris Rucker, Safety Blue Panel 4, USA, 2016

Made of recycled construction materials that seldom enter a gallery space except when transporting a work of art, Chris Rucker’s minimalist designs simultaneously accentuate and disrupt the original purpose of their utilitarian materials. Blurring the boundaries between the durable and disposable and the delicate and permanent, Rucker’s works challenge notions of form and function.

This panel painting, made of oriented strand board (OSB) using plywood box construction techniques, belongs to Rucker’s repertoire of works using 0.75″ construction sheet materials. Painterly applications of blue enamel transport the utilitarian wood into the realm of fine art,

In 2016, Rucker was the first American artist invited to create an installation at the Made in Cloister art and design center in Naples, Italy. His work resides in the collections of Steven Klein, Dennis Freedman, Neville Wakefield, Camilla Nickerson, and Madonna.

As the artist is available on a commission basis, custom dimensions may be accommodated for one panel or a group of panels.

Dimensions: 48″ W x 96″ H

360 View is not available for this item.

Video is not available for this item.

Todd Merrill Studio
80 Lafayette Street
New York NY 10013
Phone: 212 673 0531
Website: www.ToddMerrillStudio.com
E-mail: [email protected]
Instagram: @ToddMerrillStudio
Todd Merrill Summer Studio
11 South Main Street
Southampton, NY 11968
Phone: 631 259 3601