Daniel Oates is active/lives in New York / Switzerland. Daniel Oates is known for conceptual, cartoon imagery.
Biography Daniel Oates
The following is from the artist's website: http://www.danieloates.com/art.html
I was born in Switzerland, grew up in England and have been living in the United States for 14 years. The question of who I am and how I fit in, has always been something that has continuously shifted for me. As an artist, the subject of personal and national identity has also featured strongly in the subject matter, form and content of my work.
My early, publicly recognized work, focused on how the everyday work that we do, to a large part defines our identity. The "Happy Workers" series are cartoon-like characters; the form is an abstraction. Many see it as a sarcastic comment on reality. Others see that there is some underlying truth to the exag
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