Justin Adian

Waltz


Paris

  • , Almost there, 2015
    Oil enamel on canvas over ester foam
    215,9 x 68,58 x 7,62 cm
  • , Double Down, 2015
    Oil enamel on canvas over ester foam
    91,44 x 144,78 x 15,24 cm
  • , Wayfaring, 2015
    Oil enamel on canvas over ester foam
    121,92 x 198,12 x 20,32 cm
  • , Bear claw, 2015
    Oil enamel on canvas over ester foam
    68,58 x 86,36 x 7,62 cm
  • , Birdie, 2015
    Oil enamel on canvas over ester foam
    60,96 x 66,04 x 15,24 cm
  • , Blossom, 2015
    Oil enamel on canvas over ester foam
    22,86 x 25,4 x 7,62 cm
  • , Casual, 2015
    Oil enamel on canvas over ester foam
    66,04 x 58,42 x 7,62 cm
  • , Lilly, 2015
    Oil enamel on canvas over ester foam
    12,7 x 20,32 x 7,62 cm
  • , Low land, 2015
    Oil enamel on canvas over ester foam
    182,88 x 27,94 x 7,62 cm
  • , Nomad, 2015
    Oil enamel on canvas over ester foam
    33,02 x 48,26 x 12,7 cm
  • , Partial, 2015
    Oil enamel on canvas over ester foam
    144,78 x 27,94 x 7,62 cm
  • , Rounder, 2015
    Oil enamel on canvas over ester foam
    114,3 x 119,38 x 20,32 cm
  • , Tie, 2015
    Oil enamel on canvas over ester foam
    47 x 180,34 x 17,78 cm
  • , Tipt, 2015
    Oil enamel on canvas over ester foam
    20,32 x 30,48 x 5,08 cm
  • , Two Piece, 2015
    Oil enamel on canvas over ester foam
    58,42 x 71,12 x 7,62 cm
  • , Drifting, 2015
    Oil enamel on canvas over ester foam
    109,22 x 187,96 x 15,24 cm
  • , Pull, 2015
    Oil enamel on canvas over ester foam
    190,5 x 50 x 7,62 cm
  • , Nuptuals, 2015
    Oil enamel on canvas over ester foam
    127 x 190,5 x 15,24 cm
  • , RPM, 2015
    Oil enamel on canvas over ester foam
    144,78 x 88,9 x 15,24 cm
  • , Either Way, 2015
    Oil enamel on canvas over ester foam
    172,72 x 93,98 x 15,24 cm
  • , Pickett, 2015
    Oil enamel on canvas over ester foam
    182,88 x 109,22 x 22,86 cm
  • , Welch, 2015
    Oil enamel on canvas over ester foam
    104 x 147 x 7,62 cm

Press release

Uncertain Evidence
by Marie Maertens

Paintings, sculptures? Objects, ceramics? Justin Adian’s works, presented for the first time in a solo exhibition in France, are difficult to define at first glance. It takes a moment before you can read past their apparent ambiguity.Whether  they  look  like  marouflage  paintings,  volumes  hung  on  a  wall,  or  delicious, abstract, dynamic works, the pieces that Justin Adian creates joyfully communicate a “can-do“ spirit. And in fact, the artist spends long hours in the studio, composing and recomposing, constructing, deconstructing, reconstructing, bringing several forces into play. These misleadingly soft shapes, made initially from cushions pressed into chassis, are then covered with stretched canvas. Naturally, in line with the tradition of American sculpture, they recall the works of Robert Morris, Richard Tuttle, Lynda Benglis, but also Franz West and even Eva Hesse. Dancing and active, they also conjure up Ellsworth Kelly‘s paintings. However…