artnet Auctions will be undergoing routine maintenance from approximately 7:30–8:30 a.m. (EST) on Thursday, April 2, 2015.

Lot Details

Contemporary American artist Alexis Rockman (B. 1962, New York, NY) is known for his lushly colored paintings depicting futuristic landscapes impacted from climate change and environmental pollution. With his keen interest in science and natural history, Rockman creates stunning paintings with vivid details and an often maintains a dark sense of humor. As an artist, Rockman is able to capture the absurdity of human consumption and the tragedy of its impact on the environment and its species. Work by the artists is included in an exhibition at Phillips de Pury & Company, "Watercolors", currently on view in New York until October 19th.

One of Alexis Rockman’s earlier paintings, this work is stylistic of his stunning compositions infused with symbolic merging of natural elements often influenced by culture. Here the artist depicts the interaction of bird's and plants, which evoke a sense of traditional still life painting. This work measures 24 x 18 inches (61 x 45.7 cm) and is in excellent condition.

Rockman received his degrees from Rhode Island School of Design in Providence Rhode Island, and the School of Visual Arts in New York, NY. He has exhibited extensively in Galleries throughout the US, including NyeHaus Galllery, Bravin + Lee, Leo Koenig Inc, and the Brooklyn Museum of Art in New York, as well as the Michael Kohn Gallery in Los Angeles, Ca, the Contemporary Arts Museum in Houston, Texas, the MACRO Museo d'Arte Contemporanes Roma, Rome, Italy, among multiple others.

Select Public Collections:
Brooklyn Museum of Art (New York, NY)
Smithsonian American Art Museum (Washington, DC)
Museum of Fine Arts (Boston, MA)

Read more
No condition report has been added for this lot. Please contact the specialist for further information.
Provenance:
  • Present Collection, New York, US.
  • Pickup Location: New York, USA
  • Shipping Dimensions: 24 x 18 in. (60.96 x 45.72 cm.)
Accepted: Wire Transfer, Check
artnet Assurance Policy: Every artnet Auctions seller has been approved by artnet after a thorough review. All of our sellers are required to accept the following artnet policy: A buyer may return an item purchased through artnet Online Auctions, if the item received is not as described in its listing, or is found to be not authentic.
Please see our full Return Policy for details.