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b. 1952, USA

David Salle Biography

American artist David Salle has helped define postmodern art throughout his decades long career. Salle's paintings and prints are comprised of randomly juxtaposed images that appear to be deliberately placed in disorder.

David Salle Featured Artworks

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Tree of Life #10 by David Salle contemporary artwork painting, works on paper, drawing
David SalleTree of Life #10, 2020Two panels: Oil and acrylic on linen (top panel); Oil and ink on canvas (bottom panel)
325.1 x 213.4 cm
Lehmann Maupin Contact Gallery
Tree of Life #26 by David Salle contemporary artwork painting
David SalleTree of Life #26, 2021Oil and acrylic on linen
170.2 x 127 cm
Lehmann Maupin Contact Gallery
Autumn by David Salle contemporary artwork painting
David SalleAutumn, 2007Oil on linen
228 x 203 cm
Cardi Gallery Contact Gallery
Distance from here by David Salle contemporary artwork painting
David SalleDistance from here, 2007Oil on linen and wooden objects
166 x 122 cm
Cardi Gallery Contact Gallery
Mid-Summer by David Salle contemporary artwork mixed media
David SalleMid-Summer, 2017Oil, acrylic, flashe, charcoal and archival digital print on linen
233.8 x 169.9 x 4.4 cm
Almine Rech Contact Gallery
Untitled by David Salle contemporary artwork works on paper
David SalleUntitled, 2001Ink, watercolour, and acrylic on paper
76 x 56.5 cm
Lehmann Maupin Contact Gallery
Texaco Dealers by David Salle contemporary artwork mixed media
David SalleTexaco Dealers, 2016–2018Flashe and archival digital print on linen
198.1 x 152.4 cm
Lehmann Maupin Contact Gallery
Winter Terrace by David Salle contemporary artwork mixed media
David SalleWinter Terrace, 2013-14Oil on canvas, silkscreen ink on board
160 x 137.2 cm
Maureen Paley

David Salle Recent Exhibitions

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David Salle Represented By

Lehmann Maupin contemporary art gallery in 536 West 22nd Street, New York, USA Lehmann Maupin Beijing, Hong Kong, London, New York, Seoul
Maureen Paley contemporary art gallery in London, United Kingdom Maureen Paley Hove, London

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Painting From the 1980s, When Brash Met Flash Related Press Painting From the 1980s, When Brash Met Flash 12 February 2017, The New York Times

In New York at the end of the 1970s, many people thought painting was all washed up. And if not washed up, it had to be abstract—the more austere, unemotional and geometric, the better. Then came th

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DAVID SALLE Related Press DAVID SALLE 16 November 2016, Interview Magazine

David Salle is, of course, a well-known painter, but for the entirety of our friendship, we have mostly talked about books. Salle is one of the more avid readers I know. He reads widely and thoughtfully across many genres, from contemporary short stories to essays to novels in translation. The last time I saw him, we both enthused over Outline, by...

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Dissecting the collage: an interview with David Salle Related Press Dissecting the collage: an interview with David Salle 22 September 2016, ArtAsiaPacific

Walking down Hong Kong’s Pedder Building’s fourth floor hallway toward Lehmann Maupin, I can already glimpse the bold colors and varied techniques that make up the David Salle’s paintings. It’s the preview of Salle’s solo exhibition and he is due to present a talk on his works, which in this exhibition ranges from his...

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Unfinished business, 40 years later Related Press Unfinished business, 40 years later 26 August 2016, Interview Magazine

Ross Bleckner, Eric Fischl, and David Salle are three artists bound by paint and personal history. While their aesthetics diverge, their paths run parallel. The trio met at the California Institute of Art in the early '70s. Back then, according to Fischl, Bleckner sported long hair, t-shirts, and bellbottoms, while Salle smoked a pipe, grew out...

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