Wade Guyton

 
Wade Guyton (born 1972 in Hammond, Indiana, lives a,d works in New York) is one of the most influential representatives of a generation of artists who reflect on and produce images in a digital era. Although some of his works question the structure and language of painting, in the traditional sense of the word, they still radically modify codes and modes of production. Guyton's paintings are indeed realized by putting canvases several times through huge inkjet printers to print motifs and letterings. Errors, drips, and misprints are part of the general composition process and ensure the result's unicity: “The first works I created digitally, it was like writing, but the keyboard replaced the pen. Instead of drawing an X, I decided to push a key.” Repeated under different electronic formats, these signs—may they be Xs, Us, or even the image of a flame scanned from a book—have all become contemporary art icons.

See also ; Blondes, James Campbell & I.U.D – Wade Guyton Kunsthalle Zurich (LP) ; Warhol Wool Guyton.
 
Wade Guyton -
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
New monograph, presenting over thirty new works produced specifically for a large-scale curatorial project, with an in-depth essay by Tristan Garcia.
Wade Guyton - Writings on Wade Guyton
2018
English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
JRP|Editions - Documents (co-edition Les presses du réel)
A critical perspective on Guyton's work.
Wade Guyton - WG3031
2015
English edition
JRP|Editions - Artists' books & editions
out of stock
Artist's book.
Wade Guyton - Black Paintings
2011
trilingual edition (English / German / French)
JRP|Editions - Artists' books & editions
out of stock
Artist's book: Wade Guyton brings his conception of painting and its reproducibility to the book format.
Wade Guyton -
2007
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Artists' books & editions
out of stock
Monograph / artist's book: reproduction on glossy paper of 3 printer drawings series realised from art books' pages, with a text by Vincent Pécoil.
Wade Guyton - The Failever of Judgement
2005
English edition
JRP|Editions - First monographs
out of stock
The first monograph devoted to these two young American artists.


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