I'm always looking for a balance between whatever concept I'm tackling and a level of aesthetic originality – I want my paintings to surprise the viewer.
Working within different media, the American artist Wendy White addresses socio-political themes through language and aesthetics often related to male-dominated areas.
Wendy WhiteAmerican Bleach Effect (Oil Slick 12), 2018acrylic on canvas bleached recycled denim and wood frame95.25 x 95.25 cm
37 1/2 x 37 1/2 in
Wendy WhiteIf I Can, You Can, 2018Inkjet and acrylic on three canvases dibond228.6 x 304.8 cm
90 x 120 in
Wendy WhiteWe Go High, 2016Inkjet and acrylic on three canvases dibond182.88 x 153.035 cm
72 x 60 1/4 in
Wendy WhiteTriple Stamp, 2014Acrylic on canvas94 x 94 cm
37 1/16 x 37 1/16 in
Wendy WhiteBetween Canal & Grand, 2013Acrylic on canvas steel frame inkjet print on vinyl204 x 244 x 10 cm
80 5/16 x 96 1/16 x 3 14/16 in
Wendy WhiteDelancey, 2013Acrylic on canvas pvc119 x 165 cm
46 13/16 x 64 15/16 in
Wendy WhiteLe sens des mots, 2013Acrylic on canvas wood enamel252 x 227 cm
99 3/16 x 89 5/16 in
Wendy WhiteMechanics Alley, 2013Acrylic on canvas pvc61 x 81 cm
24 1/16 x 31 14/16 in
Wendy WhiteOcean Star, 2013Acrylic on canvas pvc119 x 165 cm
46 13/16 x 64 15/16 in
Wendy WhiteThe Eastmans (188), 2011-12Acrylic on canvas wood enamel174 x 180.3 cm
68 8/16 x 70 15/16 in
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What first struck me, when I became aware of Wendy’s work, was the sheer constancy of invention involved, from one body of work to the next, a diverse and heterogeneous array of methodologies, iconographies, formats and media are engaged which expand the means and definition of painting.- Carl Ostendarp
Wendy White was born in 1971 in Deep River, Connecticut. She studied fibers and was trained in fine art and textile design during her undergrad at Savannah College of Art & Design. Later, White studied painting at Mason Gross School of the Arts where she received her MFA.
“Painting as a singular discipline isn’t my thing,” explains White. The artist creates mixed-media works, incorporating awnings, disused store front signage, digitally manipulated photographs, and found objects into her acrylic and spray painted canvases to capture the exuberance of New York City, her subject and muse. It evokes an acute sense of nostalgia;...
Man AliveCurated by WENDY WHITE 12.01 - 15.03.2017 Gallery - Brussels - BelgiumAbstract painters Keltie Ferris, Joanne Greenbaum, and Ruth Root aren’t looking to embellish the foyer or match the sofa, but rather to consistently redefine the boundaries of taste and propriety....
New PaintingsWendy White 16.04 - 31.05.2013 Gallery - Brussels - BelgiumWendy White est connue pour la réalisation d’œuvres qui étendent les paramètres de la peinture, grâce à l'utilisation de toiles multiples, d’aditions sculpturales et d’installation in situ. Inspirée par la...