• Sean Shanahan

    Giacomo Guidi

    For years Sean Shanahan’s work has been based on monochrome applications of oil paint on MDF surfaces; its most important characteristics are the color and the format of the support. The color is always the end result of various tones being mixed until a particular and unique shade is attained. This “individualization” of the work through laborious chromatic research contrasts with the choice of standard formats. The depth of each work—in the case of five paintings in this exhibition, four centimeters, or 1 5⁄8 inches—is always cited in its caption, along with its height and width since, due to

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