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Edition Size 10SOLD OUT
10-Layer Stencil On Fine Art Paper
24 x 18 Inches
RELEASE DATE: Sep 03 2015
This RUN is signed, numbered and comes with a Certificate of Authenticity from Logan Hicks and 1xRUN.
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About this Art
This RUN includes a 1 inch black wood frame with UV-glass, foam core backing and ready to hang hardware.
Note: Each print is completely hand painted & may vary slightly from the image shown.
"This painting was produced using a total of 12 layers of stencils. The original size was approximately 6ft by 4ft. With my paintings, I separate out the details into separate layers. Each layer has progressively less and less detail.
The painting doesn’t have a specific narrative. It was meant more to evoke a feeling than to tell a story. " - Logan Hicks
Logan Hicks is a New York-based stencil artist whose work explores the dynamics of the urban environment. Originally a screenprinter, Logan’s work has gained notoriety due to his ability to capture the sometimes mundane cycle of city life in a haunting, yet refined way with his hand-sprayed stencils.
Stenciling started as a substitution for screenprinting, but quickly morphed into Logan’s medium of choice. A perfect union was formed through stencils: the dirty and gritty nature of the spraypaint showcasing the decay of the city while the muted shine of metallic paint mirrored the faint glimmer of hope and life within it. It is this symbiotic relationship with the city that fuels his work.
With his photorealistic style, Logan draws a parallel between the cold, harsh city and a warm, vibrant organism. It is alive; a breathing creature where the ebb and flow of people washing over its sidewalks act as cells circulating through its veins. Buildings block passageways, walls block views, doors hide openings. The outside world is effectively shut out while the city creates its own reality. Confined spaces on subways, honeycomb living structures; it is a labyrinth of working systems limited only by its border, its ‘skin’.
Logan uses his art to explore the microcosm in which he is a cell, just part of a whole. The nuances of city life that epitomize the urban existence are what he dwells upon.
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