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 group exhibition Vancouver Special: Ambivalent Pleasures at the Vancouver Art Gallery. He lives and works in Los Angeles. 

News

forthcoming solo exhibition, Unit 17 2020

Exhibitions

17:1 (2017)

Tristan Unrau (2018)

SUPER, NATURAL (2019)

Residue (2019)

Writing & Press

Record of Creative Work (2017)

Contemporary Art Review Los Angeles (2020)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

installation view Unit 17 2017

installation view Unit 17 2017

installation view Unit 17 2017

installation view Unit 17 2017

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

Construction 8, 2017

Construction 8, 2017 (detail)

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

Construction 9, 2017

Construction 9, 2017 (detail)

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

Construction 7, 2017 (detail)

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

Construction 10, 2018

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

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

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

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

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