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Peter Hess

 (born 1955)
Peter Hess is active/lives in California / Netherland.  Peter Hess is known for portrait, animal, books, photomontage.

Biography   Peter Hess


The following, submitted January 2005, is from the artist.

In the 1980s, endeavoring to create figurative imagery while avoiding direct depictions of the human figure, Peter Hess completed a series of paintings of primates, many featuring passages of texture and mosaic. The primate pictures comment on religion, while proclaiming "faith" in science and evolution. They were exhibited in solo shows at the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, the Long Beach Museum of Art, and the Koplin Gallery.

In the late 80s and early 90s, he created diverse bas relief works utilizing carved, polychromed wood which operate somewhere between relief and sculpture. He also experimented with digital art created on the computer and later embarked on   ...  Displaying 750 of 2017 characters.

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PRIMATE III, 1985
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