Trenton Doyle Hancock - Under the Influence London Tuesday, December 9, 2014 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Galleria Marabini, Bologna
    James Cohan Gallery, New York

  • Artist Biography

    Trenton Doyle Hancock

    American • 1974

    For almost two decades, Trenton Doyle Hancock has been constructing fantastical narratives of the battle between good and evil. Hancock pursues his singular vision and distinctive means of storytelling across a variety of media, including painting, collage, sculpture, print and the performing arts. Featured in the 2000 and 2002 Whitney Biennial, Hancock was one of the youngest artists in history to participate in the museum’s prestigious survey at the time and has garnered acclaim for his exuberant worlds suffused with autobiography and fantasy.

    Hancock's complex mythological battles at once recall biblical stories that the artist learned as a child from his family and local church community, comic-strip superhero battles, and medieval morality plays – all conveyed through a visual language that merges disparate influences such as pulp fiction, comic books, abstract painting with references to forebears as varied as Hieronymus Bosch, Max Ernst, and Philip Guston.

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Three works: (i) Darkness Baby with Dead Hands, 2007; (ii) FEEEET, 2007; (iii) Various Ossi-Units and Good Vegan Detritus #2, 2007

acrylic, ink, pencil, collaged paper and canvas on paper
(i) 57 x 60.3 cm (22 1/2 x 23 3/4 in.)
(ii) 20.3 x 28.5 cm (7 7/8 x 11 1/4 in.)
(iii) 25.3 x 15.7 cm (9 7/8 x 6 1/8 in.)

£4,000 - 6,000 

Sold for £3,750

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Under the Influence

London Auction 10 December 2014 2pm