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Pieces of commercial paint swatches comprise this conceptual 1999 work by Stephen Dean, while straight pins with colored heads are affixed at an angle perpendicular to the picture plane. “Untitled (Nuanciers)” uses everyday materials to make a commentary on color theory.

Stephen Dean (b. 1968) is a contemporary French artist best known for his explorations of color and form in a variety of media, including painting, sculpture, assemblage, and film. Recycled objects and everyday materials often feature in his work in inventive and surprising ways. Dean has exhibited at the Whitney Biennial (2002), and his work has been shown at the Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY (2010); Villa Medici, Rome, Italy (2010); San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA (2008); Grand Palais, Paris, France (2006); Shanghai Museum of Fine Arts, Shanghai, China (2005); Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY (2004); and Maison des Arts Georges Pompidou, Cajarc, France (1996), among many others. He lives and works in Brooklyn, NY and Paris, France.

Selected Public Collections:
Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Fonds national d'art contemporain, Paris, France
Musée d'Art Contemporain de Vitry-sur-Seine, France
Israel Museum, Tel Aviv, Israel
Musée des Beaux-Arts, Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland
Fonds régional d'art contemporain, Corse, France
National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Weatherspoon Art Gallery, Greensboro, NC

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Provenance:
  • Galerie Renos Xippas, Paris, France
  • Pickup Location: New York, USA
  • Shipping Dimensions: 27.5 x 35.4 in. (69.85 x 89.92 cm.)

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