Tristan Unrau

 

Tristan Unrau (b. 1989) ​holds an MFA from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and a BFA from Emily Carr University of Art + Design. Unrau was a 2013 resident at the Banff Centre, and in 2015 & 2017 was a finalist for the Royal Bank of Canada Painting Competition. He has held recent solo shows at Stanley's & Phil Gallery in Los Angeles, as well as Towards in Toronto. In 2016 Unrau participated in the survey group exhibition Vancouver Special: Ambivalent Pleasures at the Vancouver Art Gallery. He lives and works in Los Angeles. 

Exhibitions

17:1 (2017)

Tristan Unrau (2018)

SUPER, NATURAL (2019)

Residue (2019)

False Idols (2021)

Writing & Press

Record of Creative Work (2017)

Contemporary Art Review Los Angeles (2020)

CV

The Problem With Pictures, 2013, oil on canvas, 213.3 x 213.3cm

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A new day, 2018, oil on canvas, 121.2 x 90.8cm

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Amsterdam Tramway Offices, 2017, oil on canvas, 193 x 157.5cm

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Deluge, 2018, oil on canvas, 232.4 x 200cm

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Storm (after Henri Rousseau), 2018, charcoal on paper, 66.7 x 54cm

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Universal-motor-gerät, 2015, oil on canvas, 127 x 101.6cm

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Giverny, 2015, oil on canvas, 50.8 x 45.7cm

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Doggy Dog Afternoon, 2018, oil on canvas, 183 x 211cm

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Palms, 2015, oil on canvas, 50.8 x 45.7cm

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Vessel, 2016, oil on canvas, 50.8 x 45.7cm

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Yesterday's Girl 2, 2016, oil on canvas, 50.8 x 40.6cm

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Young Chestnut Leaves, 2015, oil on canvas, 198.1 x 177.8cm

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Beckmann at Cannes, 2015, oil on canvas, 50.8 x 45.7cm

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The earth not a globe, 2016, oil on canvas, 213.4 x 182.9cm

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Landscape Painting, 2015, oil on canvas, 50.8 x 40.6cm

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Arrangement, 2016, oil on canvas, 104.1 x 83cm

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Birdform 1, 2015, oil on canvas, 50.8 x 45.7cm

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Banana Leaves, 2016, oil on canvas, 121.9 x 97.8cm

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Dew, 2017, oil on canvas, 116.8 x 87.6cm

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Garden, After Burle Marx, 2017, oil on canvas, 203.2 x 207cm

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Ideal Mammoth, 2015, oil on canvas, 121.9 x 104.1cm

Anti Philifor, 2017, oil on canvas, 229.8 x 172.7cm

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Cockodrill, 2017, oil on canvas, 121.9 x 243.8cm

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installation view Unit 17 2017

installation view Unit 17 2017

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installation view Unit 17 2017

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installation view Unit 17 2017

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Construction 8, 2017, oil and watercolour on cardboard, 47 x 43.2 x 11.4 cm

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Construction 8, 2017

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Construction 8, 2017 (detail)

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Construction 9, 2017, oil and collage on cardboard, 44.4 x 44.4 x 30.5cm

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Construction 9, 2017

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Construction 9, 2017 (detail)

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Construction 7, 2017, oil on cardboard, 36.8 x 50.8 x 55.9cm

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Construction 7, 2017 (detail)

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Construction 10, 2018, oil, charcoal, inkjet print on cardboard, 35.5 x 35.5 x 35.5 cm

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Construction 10, 2018

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Construction 11, 2018, oil, charcoal, inkjet print on cardboard, 48.5 x 28 x 31.75 cm

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A new day, installation view, Phil Gallery (Los Angeles)

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A new day, installation view, Phil Gallery (Los Angeles)

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A new day, installation view, Phil Gallery (Los Angeles)