Keith Coventry

Ontological Pictures

Vigo Gallery
29 May – 19 June 2014

‘Ontology: Branch of metaphysics concerned with identifying, in the most general terms, the kinds of things that actually exist.’  (www.philosophypages.com)

Keith Coventry’s series of Ontological Pictures (1996 – 2004), like his celebrated Estate Paintings (1992-2000), comprise of visual elements lifted from the stylized aerial view plan maps common to British council estates replanted as isolated aesthetic forms onto the white, painted surfaces of jute canvases.

 

 

selected works

Ontological Picture
1999
Ontological Picture
1999
Ontological Object
2006
Ontological Picture
1999
Ontological Picture
1999
Ontological Picture
1999
Ontological Picture
1999
Ontological Picture
1999
Ontological Picture

Ontological Picture

1999Oil on canvas, wood, gesso, glass176 x 220 cm x  cm / 69 1/4 x  in

Ontological Picture

1999Oil on canvas board, wood, gesso and glassss150 x 115 cm / 59 x 45 1/4 in

Ontological Object

2006Oil on canvas board, wood, gesso and glass122 x 99 cm / 48 x 39 in

Ontological Picture

1999Oil on canvas board, wood, gesso and glass67.5 x 57.5 cm / 26 5/8 x 22 5/8 in

Ontological Picture

1999Oil on canvas board, wood, gesso and glass72.5 x 62.5 cm / 28 1/2 x 24 5/8 in

Ontological Picture

1999Oil on canvas board, wood, gesso and glass47 x 40 cm / 18 1/2 x 15 3/4 in

Ontological Picture

1999Oil on canvas board, wood, gesso and glass53.5 x 45 cm / 21 1/8 x 17 3/4 in

Ontological Picture

1999Oil on canvas board, wood, gesso and glass46 x 38 cm / 18 1/8 x 15 in

Ontological Picture

Oil on canvas board, wood, gesso and glass30 x 30 cm / 11 3/4 x 11 3/4 in