Joe Bradley. Strut. 2010

Joe Bradley

Strut

2010

Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
9' 2" x 10' 10" (279.4 x 330.2 cm)
Credit
Gift of Adam Kimmel
Object number
852.2011
Department
Painting and Sculpture
This work is not on view.
Joe Bradley has 17 works  online.
There are 2,369 paintings online.

Strut, inspired by a novel by the American science fiction author Philip K. Dick, also draws on the legacy of artists such as Jean Dubuffet and Cy Twombly,whose influence is evident in the near-incidental drawn lines and graffiti-like stains, as well as in footand handprints on the unpainted areas. Bradley’s gritty and emotionally charged paintings frequently combine references to fine art and popular culture. A work like Strut pokes fun at the sometimes uneasy partnership between contemporary art and pop culture while drawing attention to the possibilities of contemporary painting.

Gallery label from Contemporary Galleries: 1980-Now, November 17, 2011-February 17, 2014

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