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Photograph of Artist FRANK SHIFREEN
FRANK SHIFREEN
New York, New York - United States



, The Butcher Shop, Abstract Figurative, $1,050
, Portrait Of A Woman, Portrait, Request Price
, Portrait Qi Cheng , Portrait, Request Price

Art Starting At $1,050

Artist Statement

My art is about the power of the image to bypass the limitations of the self, controlled through language and its paradigms. The image is a life raft. The connection of the seer to the seen is the same as self to other , or me to you. Images, whether they be paintings, digital works or videos are gestalts, and embody identity. My art is about figure and ground that is transformed in many ways- materials, subject and meaning. I am a situationist and believe that art can create new paradigms for the future. It is a protected frame of content that can carry meaning, experimental ideas and projections. I have been a painter and sculptor, and still work in those media, but my primary form is now digital art and video, or hybrid combination. Besides being an artist, I have curated and organized many exhibitions, in New York. The Monumental Shows, Terminal Show (Co-curator), Pan Arts, Plexus. Recently curated "From the Ashes" 911 Memorials and "Ground Zero" at the Detroit Museum of New Art, and Freyberger Gallery - Penn State Berks Campus I am a Doctoral Candidate in Art and Art Education at Columbia University Teachers College...

Original Artworks (20)

Frank Shifreen; portrait of a boy, 2004, Original Painting Acrylic, 3 x 2 feet.
Frank Shifreen
Original Acrylic Painting, 2004
3 x 2 feet (0.91 x 0.61 m)
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Frank Shifreen; ashtray, 2008, Original Photography Color, 2 x 2 feet.
Frank Shifreen
Original Color Photograph, 2008
2 x 2 feet (0.61 x 0.61 m)
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Frank Shifreen; skyscraper, 2008, Original Photography Color, 2 x 3 feet.
Frank Shifreen
Original Color Photograph, 2008
2 x 3 feet (0.61 x 0.91 m)
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Frank Shifreen; Journey to Paris, 2005, Original Painting Acrylic, 4 x 4 feet. Artwork description: 241  A painting depicting a dream that I had in 2005. I was in a village in Switzerland taking photos. I climbed along the porches of connected mountain village houses. A little boy warned me about his mother. I went back to my car and passed another boy ...
Frank Shifreen
Original Acrylic Painting, 2005
4 x 4 feet (1.22 x 1.22 m)
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Frank Shifreen; The Butcher Shop, 2006, Original Digital Art,   inches.
Frank Shifreen
Original Digital Art, 2006
inches (0.0 x 0.0 cm)
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Frank Shifreen; Portrait of a woman, 2006, Original Digital Art, 4 x 5 feet.
Frank Shifreen
Original Digital Art, 2006
4 x 5 feet (1.22 x 1.52 m)
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Frank Shifreen; Portrait Qi Cheng , 2005, Original Painting Acrylic, 24 x 24 inches.
Frank Shifreen
Original Acrylic Painting, 2005
24 x 24 inches (61.0 x 61.0 cm)
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Frank Shifreen; Spirit Canoe, 1994, Original Painting Acrylic, 48 x 36 inches.
Frank Shifreen
Original Acrylic Painting, 1994
48 x 36 inches (121.9 x 91.4 cm)
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Frank Shifreen; Field of Dreams, 2008, Original Digital Art, 4 x 5 feet. Artwork description: 241  recent digital work ...
Frank Shifreen
Original Digital Art, 2008
4 x 5 feet (1.22 x 1.52 m)
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Frank Shifreen; Therapy, 2008, Original Painting Acrylic, 2 x 5 feet.
Frank Shifreen
Original Acrylic Painting, 2008
2 x 5 feet (0.61 x 1.52 m)
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Frank Shifreen; Dream with Picasso and Matisse, 2005, Original Painting Acrylic, 24 x 24 inches. Artwork description: 241  a dream from my Series
Frank Shifreen
Original Acrylic Painting, 2005
24 x 24 inches (61.0 x 61.0 cm)
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Frank Shifreen; Spirit Canoe, 2005, Original Painting Acrylic, 2 x 4 feet. Artwork description: 241  When my father was dying I went on a shamanic journey. the spirits came with a large ceremonial canoe manned by shadow warriors. We traveled to the islands of life in Sea of Becoming and Unbecoming ...
Frank Shifreen
Original Acrylic Painting, 2005
2 x 4 feet (0.61 x 1.22 m)
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Frank Shifreen; picnic, 2008, Original Painting Acrylic, 18 x 30 inches. Artwork description: 241  recent painting ...
Frank Shifreen
Original Acrylic Painting, 2008
18 x 30 inches (45.7 x 76.2 cm)
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Frank Shifreen; Tunnels, 2005, Original Painting Acrylic, 24 x 24 inches. Artwork description: 241  From my Exhibition
Frank Shifreen
Original Acrylic Painting, 2005
24 x 24 inches (61.0 x 61.0 cm)
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Frank Shifreen; Portrait , 2008, Original Painting Acrylic, 8 x 8 feet. Artwork description: 241  Painted at Museum of New Art during Death by Paint Competition that pitted Shifreen against Barnaby Ruhe ...
Frank Shifreen
Original Acrylic Painting, 2008
8 x 8 feet (2.44 x 2.44 m)
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Frank Shifreen; Pontiac 4, 2008, Original Painting Acrylic,  8 feet. Artwork description: 241  Part of exhibition
Frank Shifreen
Original Acrylic Painting, 2008
8 feet (0.00 x 2.44 m)
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Frank Shifreen; Installation view of Harv..., 2008, Original Sculpture Steel, 5 x 6 m. Artwork description: 241  Some of the pieces from exhibition at Lehman Hall Harvard in
Frank Shifreen
Original Steel Sculpture, 2008
5 x 6 m (16.40 x 19.69 feet)
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Frank Shifreen; Jim Conversing, 2008, Original Sculpture Steel, 2 x 8 feet. Artwork description: 241  A steel portrait ...
Frank Shifreen
Original Steel Sculpture, 2008
2 x 8 feet (0.61 x 2.44 m)
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Frank Shifreen; Doorway to Yes and No, 2008, Original Installation Indoor, 3 x 7 feet. Artwork description: 241  Installation at Lehman Hall HarvardDoorway To Yes and No. A rhetorical and theatrical device for decisions, meaning and philosophical problems ...
Frank Shifreen
Original Indoor Installation, 2008
3 x 7 feet (0.91 x 2.13 m)
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Frank Shifreen; Sept 1, 2003, Original Computer Art, 3 x 4 feet. Artwork description: 241 A recent digital print ...
Frank Shifreen
Original Computer Art, 2003
3 x 4 feet (0.91 x 1.22 m)
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