Erik Lindman

Metal Paintings


London, Savile Row

Opening on Monday, September 12th, 2016
from 6 to 8 pm

  • , Untitled (Blue Bells), 2015-2016
    Found Surfaces (Sheetmetal), Oil on Linen over Panel
    198,12 x 116,84 cm
    78 x 46 inches
  • , Sickle, 2015-2016
    Found Surfaces (Sheetmetal, Painted Steel), Oil on Linen over Panel
    198,12 x 116,84 cm
    78 x 46 inches
  • , Untitled, 2016
    Found surfaces (Wood, Paint) Oil and Acrylic on Panel
    198,12 x 116,84 cm
    78 x 46 inches
  • , Untitled (Sycamore), 2016
    Found Surface (Aluminium), Oil and Alkyd on Panel
    198,12 x 116,84 cm
    78 x 46 inches
  • , Untitled, 2016
    Found Surfaces (Sheetmetal), Oil and Enamel on Panel
    198,12 x 116,84 cm
    78 x 46 inches
  • , Untitled (Cleft), 2015-2016
    Found Surfaces (Stainless Steel, Sheetmetal), Oil on Linen over Panel
    198,12 x 116,84 cm
    78 x 46 inches
  • , Untitled (Evening), 2016
    Found Surface (Aluminium), Oil and Alkyd on Panel
    198,12 x 116,84 cm
    78 x 46 inches
  • , Blue, 2016
    Found Steel welded to Mild Steel Panel, Paste Wax
    40,64 x 116,84 x 2,86 cm
    16 x 46 x 1 1/8 inches
  • , Second Slow Latch, 2016
    Found Stainless Steel welded to Mild Steel Panel, Paste Wax
    19,05 x 25,4 x 2,86 cm
    7 1/2 x 10 x 1 1/8 inches
  • , Untitled, 2016
    Found Stainless Steel welded to Mild Steel Panel, Paste Wax
    21,59 x 34,93 x 2,86 cm
    8 1/2 x 13 3/4 x 1 1/8 inches
  • , Untitled (Pallet Knife), 2016
    Found Stainless Steel welded to Mild Steel Panel, Oil Paint
    27,62 x 19,69 x 2,86 cm
    10 7/8 x 7 3/4 x 1 1/8 inches

Press release

In Erik Lindman’s new works, the artist creates fresh abstract forms with a fine attunement to painterly details, constellated around various found surfaces and their treatment as compositional elements, surfaces, and supports. The majority of these new works are on primed or linen-wrapped panel that are affixed with thin sheets of aluminum or steel sheetmetal (or occasionally other flat, less-identifiable building materials), which are disguised and revealed to varying degrees by the application of paint on and around them. Colors and forms tend to accrete in the center of the painting, framed by white or unpainted space.

These found elements, which were picked up on regular walks by Lindman around the neighborhood of his studio in Harlem, Manhattan, are handled in a way that is characteristic of the artist’s cogitative approach, wherein material economy becomes an entry point to a particular type of seeing...


Selected press


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