Saturday, June 25, 2011

Tansey, Mark

The Bricoleur's Daughter
Oil on canvas
68 x 67 in
Collection Emily Fisher Landau, New York

Mark Tansey (1949 - ) is an American postmodern painter best known for monochromatic works, elaborate paintings incorporating hidden text, images and symbols.
Tansey's paintings normally depict everyday or historical occurrences, though they reveal certain oddities under closer scrutinization.