Lot 15: Charles Clough

CEPA Gallery's 2014 Biennial Art Auction artist Charles Clough

Charles Clough
Niagara Gorge
73 Stereo Inkjet Prints in a Hand-Bound Book
6 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches
Signed on Page 3
Edition of 10
Stereo Books Series

BIO: Charles Clough established his studio in 1971 and founded Buffalo’s Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center with Robert Longo and Cindy Sherman in 1974. He studied at the State University of New York at Buffalo, Pratt Institute, Ontario College of Art, and New York University. In 2009, he received a Pollock-Krasner Foundation grant. His artwork has been in over 60 solo shows, including a forty-year career retrospective, The Way to Clufffalo (University at Buffalo Gallery, 2012), Charles Clough: Recent Paintings (David Findlay Jr. Gallery, 2013), and Charles Clough: Magnitudes: Paintings from the 1980s & 1990s (Hi-Temp Fabrication, 2014). Clough has participated in over 150 group exhibitions, most recently in The Pictures Generation: 1977-1984 (Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2009) and Wish You Were Here: The Buffalo Avant-garde in the 1970s (Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 2012). His work is in the permanent collections of over 70 museums, including the Albright-Knox Art Gallery; Metropolitan Museum of Art; and the National Gallery of Art. Clough is included in the Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Fifty States. www.clufff.com

STATEMENT: “I like stereo photos because they give a better description. Cross your eyes to superimpose the pair of images, refocus and see the third dimension. I love the surface of the world, especially rocks.” -Charles Clough, January 2014.

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