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Stretched Canvas

Modern Lines

Contemporary White

Classical Baroque

Unframed print

Ian Hemingway, New York State
Member Since January 2009
Artist Statement Biography:
Born in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada, Ian now lives & works in New York's Hudson Valley region.

Ian works with the figure, often of himself, as a point of departure in the exploration of memory and identity, both of which he lost in the aftermath of a motor-vehicle accident over a decade ago. Figures are static, contemplative in posture and clad in both literal and figurative armours; it remains securely anonymous, revealed only in body language. This armour, externalized identity, is represented in clear focus; while the ground in many works, however, is ambiguous and uncertain, demonstrating the severed identity's lack of a solid referent in time and space.
Ian has exhibited in both the United States and Canada, and is represented by Carrie Haddad Gallery.

New American Paintings Magazine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Northeast Edition, 2008, Issue # 74.
Selected Artist.

Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. B.F.A., Double major, Painting & Drawing and Art History, 2003.


Product No 1708883
Subjects Figurative, People, Portrait
Style Realism
Tags Hemingway, Ian, contemporary, helmet, leather, motorcycle, pop, portrait, realism, self, sportbike