Thursday, November 12, 2009

Christopher Hoff: Argus

Argus. 12"x12". Oil on canvas

Monet's paintings of urban and industrialized spaces have always resonated with Hoff. Like Monet, Hoff works directly from observation so when seeing this view, looking south near Jackson Street, he felt compelled to paint.

- Received the Elizabeth Greenshields Grant for a project documenting construction at the World Trade Center site in Manhattan 2004-2014.
- Represented by Linda Hodges Gallery since 2004 and Lawrence Asher Gallery since 2008.
- Appearing in New American Paintings Issue #85 curated by Dominic Molon, Curator of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago.

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