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Keith Coventry, Westlake Estate
 
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TITLE:  Westlake Estate
ARTIST:  Keith Coventry (British, b.1958)
WORK DATE:  circa 1996 - 1997
CATEGORY:  Paintings
MATERIALS:  Oil on canvas, wood, gesso, glass
SIZE:  h: 148 x w: 117.5 cm / h: 58.3 x w: 46.3 in
STYLE:  Contemporary
PRICE*:  Contact Gallery for Price
GALLERY:  Offer Waterman & Co  +44 (0)20 7351 0068  Send Email
DESCRIPTION:  At first sight Keith Coventry‚Äôs series of Estate Paintings resemble the Suprematist abstract art of early twentieth century Russian painters such as Malevich and Rodchenko. Yet these flat geometric patterns are taken directly from standard boards at the entrances to council estates showing the location of each housing block on a simplified plan. Coventry draws a parallel between the Modernist drive towards pure form and the failure of post-war planning to live up to its utopian ambitions. He has painted over a hundred different configurations.
PROVENANCE:  The Artist
ONLINE CATALOGUE(S):  Offer Waterman Inventory Catalogue
 
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