George Condo New York to Paris and Back
Pop surrealist painter and sculptor George Condo has been back from Paris for nearly ten years and just opened his first show since returning at The New Museum. Reports are that the show is sensational.
Condo was born in New Hampshire in 1957, studied art and musical theory at University of Massachusetts, Lowell, and appeared on the East Village art scene in 1980 where he quickly achieved recognition for his imaginative surrealist paintings of people with small heads and other distorted features showing influence by Picasso. His dark but humorous paintings take inspiration from American caricature, European history portraits and Greek mythological figures.
George Condo's Back from Paris
- George Condo is back to Manhattan from Paris
George Condo made a splash in NYk in the early 1980s with surrealist-style figure paintings. It was tasty, erudite stuff, freaky but classy, a Mixmaster version of old master, with a big glop of Pop tossed in. Then he went to Europe, found an avid...
George Condo at the New Museum Jan. 26-May 8, 2011
- George Condo at The New Museum January 26-May 8, 2011
George Condo has been a singular voice in American and European art for nearly three decades. Born in 1957 in New Hampshire, he studied art history and music theory at U Mass. He arrived in NYC in 1980 and quickly joined the East Village art scene.
Inside the Mind of George Condo
- George Condo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Condo works in the medium of painting and sculpture. He has exhibited in the U.S. and in Europe, including exhibitions at the Whitney Museum; the Museum of Modern Art; the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston; the Guggenheim; Museu d'Art Contemporani, Ba