- Kinderhook New York
Over the course of the shelter-in-place orders ethereal artist Darren Waterston has painted a series of unique works on paper entitled Strange Days. Darren describes the works as “evoking the unsettled mood in which we are all swimming. I was inspired to paint these small watercolors because we could all use a little dark beauty these days.”
In collaboration with Inman Gallery, all of these watercolors have been discounted $1,000 from their original retail price. In addition, a donation of 10% of all proceeds generated from sales of these artworks will be donated to the artist and gallery to the Artist Relief Fund.
There are still over twenty new paintings available!
To learn more, or see the remaining paintings visit https://darrenwaterstonstudio.com/
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About the Artist
Darren Waterston has been exhibiting his paintings, works on paper, and installations in the U.S. and abroad since the early 1990s. Recent exhibition highlights include: Peacock Room REMIX: Darren Waterston’s Filthy Lucre at The Smithsonian Institution’s Freer/Sackler Galleries (2016); Uncertain Beauty at Massachusetts Museum of Modern Art (2014); Forest Eater at The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu (2011); and Splendid Grief: The Afterlife of Leland Stanford Jr. (2009), an installation at The Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University, CA.
In 2007 CHARTA published a monograph on the artist, “Darren Waterston: Representing the Invisible”, and in 2013 Prestel published a collaboration between the artist and poet Mark Doty, “A Swarm, A Flock, a Host: A Compendium of Creatures.” “Darren Waterston: Filthy Lucre,” was published by Skira Rizzoli in association with MASS MoCA and the Freer/Sackler in 2014.
Waterston’s artwork is included in numerous permanent collections including the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles; Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco; New York Public Library, New York City; The Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles; Seattle Art Museum, Seattle; and Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
He graduated with a BFA from the Otis Art Institute in 1988, having previously studied at the Akademie der Künste and the Hochschule für Bildende Künste,both in Germany.
Waterston currently lives and works in Kinderhook, New York.