Artsuite - Shaun Richards - Migrants (skull background). Original artwork by Shaun Richards. Oil on mylar. 36 x 24 inches. Richards’ work broadly focuses on political incentives, socio-economic issues, notions of beauty, and societal norms. He combines collage/mixed media contrasted with abstraction to present these issues in a layered yet ambivalent way.

SHAUN RICHARDS

Painting | 2020

 

Richards’ work has broadly focused on incentives, socio-economic issues, and political matters for the better part of a decade. He has described it as a focus on our complicity and responsibility for the world in which we live—particularly those institutions, and paradigms that define contemporary western society. He often combines collage/mixed media, stencils, and traditional painting methods contrasted with abstraction to impress upon the viewer these complicated issues in a way that is often ambivalent, yet layered.

 

Size

36 x 24 inches - Unframed

 

Materials

Oil on mylar

 

Authenticity

Hand signed by the artist

Migrants

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SHAUN RICHARDS

Painting | 2020

 

Richards’ work has broadly focused on incentives, socio-economic issues, and political matters for the better part of a decade. He has described it as a focus on our complicity and responsibility for the world in which we live—particularly those institutions, and paradigms that define contemporary western society. He often combines collage/mixed media, stencils, and traditional painting methods contrasted with abstraction to impress upon the viewer these complicated issues in a way that is often ambivalent, yet layered.

 

Size

36 x 24 inches - Unframed

 

Materials

Oil on mylar

 

Authenticity

Hand signed by the artist

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Shaun Richards

Raleigh, NC
MIXED MEDIA

It’s not terribly uncommon for a one-day home improvement task to expand into a one- or two-week project. But it is rare that such a project would lead to a creative breakthrough that changes the focus of your career. Artist Shaun Richards would know. It was 2006 and he had just moved to Raleigh from New York, where he’d attended graduate school at SUNY Empire State College. In a...