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Courtesy of the artist and Sébastien Bertrand gallery.

Joe Andoe

Born in 1955

Overview

Joe Andoe’s body of work includes paintings, drawings, videos, and writings. His figurative painting is almost exclusively monochrome. He uses a reductive technique where he covers the entire canvas with thick black oil paint and then wipes it off with his hands or a paper towel, bringing images out of the darkness. The result is a slightly evanescent effect, an enigmatic and texturally minimalistic painting. His subjects – flowers, landscapes, roadsides, cows and calves, and totemic animals s...Read more