andrew salgado: in order to rebuild
andrew salgado: in order to rebuild andrew salgado: in order to rebuild
jul 23, 2012

andrew salgado: in order to rebuild

‘playtime’ by andrew salgado as part of his ‘in order to rebuild’ exhibition oil on canvas 150x120cm

andrew salgado: in order to rebuild DOSI gallery, busan, korea on now through 18th august

canadian-born UK-based artist andrew salgado is known for his aggressive, textured brush strokes. salgado produces generally large-scale figurative paintings, often exploring the concept of identity. his work references partly his own personal experience with hate-crime, but predominantly broader ideas surrounding destruction, reconstruction and self-understanding through tragic experiences.

the paintings are portraits often characterized and informed by salgado’s own friends who have had direct confrontation with loss; strangers who have been victims of violence; and conversely those that are the offenders (the exhibition includes a depiction of homosexual serial killer jeffrey dahmer). the emotionally charged portrayals explore salgado’s objective to penetrate notions encompassing death and the ability to forgive and rebuild.

salgado’s work is on show in a solo exhibition entitled ‘in order to rebuild’ at the DOSI gallery in busan, korea.

andrew salgado: in order to rebuild ‘an altered peace’ oil on canvas 120x150cm

andrew salgado: in order to rebuild ‘I can’t quite remember but I never forget’ oil on canvas 72×60"

andrew salgado: in order to rebuild ‘the bewildered pursuit’ oil on canvas 140x190cm

andrew salgado: in order to rebuild ‘this wasn’t my weakness’ (self-portrait II) oil on canvas 160x230cm

andrew salgado: in order to rebuild ‘trust’ (self-portrait I) oil on canvas 160x210cm

andrew salgado: in order to rebuild ‘in avoidance of failure’ oil on canvas 130x135cm

andrew salgado: in order to rebuild ‘if one man’s joy is another man’s sadness’ oil on canvas 140x140cm

andrew salgado: in order to rebuild ‘anxious’ oil on canvas

andrew salgado: in order to rebuild ‘it’s not about love’ oil on canvas 140x120cm

andrew salgado: in order to rebuild ‘deeper’ oil on canvas 110x70cm

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