Details:

This collage-based work evokes root structures and explores our understanding of the ordering principles of nature. The playful and intimate composition is both tactile, with the seductive authenticity of painterly gestures, and coolly distanced.
Unframed
Signed

① Artwork:

Drinking Petals (Rain in the Dust)

This collage-based work explores the tension between painting and sculpture. The playful and intimate composition is both tactile, with the seductive authenticity of painterly gestures, and coolly distanced. This work evokes root structures to examine our understanding of the ordering principles of nature. In contrast, the blue light of the background evokes the glow of digital screens.

Touborg combines classical technique with digital tools to explore ideas relating to figuration and abstraction, as well as originality and reproduction. The artist's work realizes new possibilities for artistic subjectivity in the age of algorithmic intelligence. Touborg foregrounds the importance of craft methodology while simultaneously embracing the potential of industrial fabrication. The artist’s works examines potential spaces for emotional expression within the sphere of technological development.

Specs:

17 inches
25 inches

③ Artist:

Kristian Touborg

Kristian Touborg’s paintings explore new artistic possibilities in the age of algorithmic intelligence by combining classical technique with digital tools. In tactile works that draw from sculpture, the artist foregrounds the importance of craft methodology while simultaneously embracing the potentiality of industrial fabrication. Touborg’s playful and intimate compositions feature painterly gestures, gauzy volumes, and collaged reflective materials—evoking both natural growth patterns and digital structures.

Kristian Touborg:
Drinking Petals (Rain in the Dust), 2021
Acrylic, polymer dye and water-based pigments on canvas and nylon with artificial flowers
25.0 × 17.0 inches /
Kristian Touborg:
Drinking Petals (Rain in the Dust), 2021
Acrylic, polymer dye and water-based pigments on canvas and nylon with artificial flowers
25.0 × 17.0 inches /