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Luke Van Hook

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  • _january__2007
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Birthplace
Indonesia

Birth year
1971

Lives in
Los Angeles

Works in
Los Angeles

Website

Representing galleries

Current Exhibitions and Events
Oct, 2013 "Out Of Thin Air"
Ontario International Airport
 
Statement

Statement

            For the last three years I have explored the art historical myth of the 12th century artist, Giotto and his “perfect circle”. I have now deviated from this singular idea. These painted circles not only represent the obsessive qualities familiar in my previous work, but also reveal an intuitive ,  rhythmic  order. This simple theme is intimate and vast yet obvious and oblique.  Some have suggested that they appear to be a secret code or language and this has a remote possibility because a lot of the work is begun in western written form, from left to right. Through repetition to the point that they have become ritualistic, these circles mark a time and hold a space that I have touched as an artist. Begun as a challenge to myself to see if a “perfect circle” was even possible- these circles have evolved into an important study in patience and hopefully, one day, I will be able to unearth a hidden truth that I know they contain.

 

Luke Van Hook

07-08

Recent Exhibits

Luke Van Hook participated in these exhibits:

Apr, 2012 "GEM" a one-night only fundraiser
Los Angeles Art Association/Gallery 825
 
Nov, 2011 5th Annual Inglewood Open Studios Group Show Opening Reception
Beacon Arts Building
 
Oct, 2011 5th Annual Inglewood Open Studios
Inglewood Open Studios
 
Nov, 2010 Aurora: Holiday Art Sale
Los Angeles Art Association/Gallery 825
 
Sep, 2010 Tarfest 2010
Korean Cultural Center
 
Nov, 2009 3rd Annual Inglewood Open Studios
Inglewood Open Studios
 
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