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 Phil Gallery in Los Angeles and 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. 

News

forthcoming two person exhibition, with Willie Read, Stanley's (LA), opening 21 June 2021

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)