David Salle
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David Salle (born 1952) is an American painter who helped define postmodern sensibility by combining figuration with other pictorial languages. Salle’s work first came to public attention in the early 1980s, with paintings that appear to be composed of randomly juxtaposed images, painted on top of each other with deliberately ham-fisted gestures. Some of Salle’s important paintings include “Mingus in Mexico” (1990), “Homage to Richard” (1996) and Angels in the Rain (1998). Salle also turned his hand to set and costume design, in collaboration with choreographer Karole Armitage. In 1995 he directed the feature film “Search and Destroy” starring Griffin Dunne and Christopher Walken.

Artist images


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Mingus in Mexico
Mingus in Mexico

Homage to Richard
Homage to Richard

Artist external links


http://www.davidsallestudio.net/
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uc5ufcPDXkI
http://www.brunobischofberger.com/salle.htm

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