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Almine Rech

Joe Bradley Duckling Fantasy

May 14 — Jul 30, 2011 | Paris
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If you ask Joe Bradley how he became interested in art, this is what he will say:
“ I've always enjoyed drawing. When I was a kid, I would draw all the time. Cars, monsters, naked girls... fantasy stuff. When I got to school I didn't know anything about painting. My main area of interest at the time was comics. I was really into Chas Addams. I think I could have made it as a gag cartoonist, but somehow painting took over. I still love alot of the stuff I was loving 15 years ago, but I'm always looking for something new too.

Although it is sometimes difficult to uncover direct references to comics in Bradley’s recent paintings, this is a lot easier in his drawings on paper. It is a technique which the artist …

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Selected artworks

  • Joe Bradley,                                      Big Indian, 2011

    Joe Bradley Big Indian, 2011

    Mixed media on canvas
    241,3 x 299,7 cm
    95 x 118 in

  • Joe Bradley,                                      Mash Potato, 2011

    Joe Bradley Mash Potato, 2011

    Mixed media on canvas
    195,6 x 228,6 cm
    77 x 90 in

  • Joe Bradley,                                      Head with Pipe, 2011

    Joe Bradley Head with Pipe, 2011

    Mixed media on canvas
    162,6 x 177,8 cm
    64 x 70 in

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