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Edward Holland

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Edward  Holland The Archer Verison 3
The Archer Verison 3
 
Edward  Holland The Water Bearer Verison 2
The Water Bearer Verison 2
 
Edward  Holland The Scorpion Verison 3
The Scorpion Verison 3
 
Edward  Holland The Scales (Version 2 – Inverted)
The Scales (Version 2 – Inverted)
 
Edward  Holland The Lion Verison 4
The Lion Verison 4
 
Edward  Holland The Scorpion Version 2
The Scorpion Version 2
 
Edward  Holland The Bull Version 3
The Bull Version 3
 
Edward  Holland The Ram (Version 2)_ 2015
The Ram (Version 2), 2015
 
Edward  Holland The Virgin Version 3
The Virgin Version 3
 

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Edward  Holland

Edward Holland

Edward Holland Biography

Edward Holland was born in Philadelphia in 1980. He received a BFA in Painting from Syracuse University and a MA in Studio Art from New York University.  His work has been shown at Peter Marcelle Project, Southampton, NY; Gerald Peters Gallery in New York and Santa Fe, NM; the Covington Art Center in Covington, KY; and Phyllis Weston Gallery in Cincinnati, OH.    It can be found in the permanent collections of Syracuse University and the Straus Institute both in New York.   Edward currently lives and works in New York City.

Edward Holland Statement

My work is conceptually grounded in literary and art-historical sources, with consistent emphasis on the formal qualities of atmosphere, collage and slight geometries. In this current series, I am using linear depictions of constellations associated with the modern Zodiac as the geometrical foundation of each piece. I am not beholden to the constellation outside of its initial placement – it may become obliterated or it may maintain its central focus, depending on the formal development of a work. The constellation is a conceptual underpinning as well as an aesthetic device. I am drawn to the Zodiac and, by extension, its related mythologies as obsolete systems for delivering information and meaning. There is a logical parallel to the practice of painting, but I am not making these works ironically or with malice. I believe in the romance of painting and its ability to create meaning, whether directly or openly, empirically or emotionally. My work celebrates this.

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