Portrait #5, 2017
Mixed media on paper
22x30 inches (circa 56x76 cm)
Titled, signed and dated on verso
Retail Price: $3,000
Until Dec. 23rd, 2017: $2,500
Recent solo and group shows include: Anna Marra Contemporanea in Rome, Italy; Wanwan Lei Projects, Cathouse Proper, and Van Doren Waxter in New York City; Phoebus Gallery in Rotterdam; and Project Plus in London. Michael Ryan is represented in Italy by Anna Marra Contemporanea.
In 2013/14, Michael Ryan was awarded a fellowship and residency at the Marie Walsh Sharpe Foundation in Brooklyn, New York.
About Michael Ryan
Michael Ryan lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.
Ryan makes mixed media on paper works, inspired by early 20th century found photographs of varying subject matters. The source image is used as a starting point for his complex process of additions and alterations that results in an intricate, mysterious and compelling work.