Douglas Argue is active/lives in Minnesota, New York. Douglas Argue is known for abstract expressionist painting, oversize super real interiors.
Biography Douglas Argue
In his thirty-year painting career Douglas Argue has created a body of abstract work that displays a diversity of mediums and formats. His approach includes spatial construction and figural depiction in an oeuvre that evokes metaphors and art-historical references to the past and present. Argue’s shapes, computer-generated stencils of scattered letters scatter across canvasses to form their own lexical cosmos.
Inspired by literary classics from Moby-Dick to sonnets by thirteenth century poet Petrarch, Argue’s texts are inspired by psycholinguistic and scientific phenomena. The artist explores abstraction syntactically: paragraphs, sentences, and words compose and decompose into one another, until they are only lette
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