Bald Eagle in Condor Country

Bald Eagle in Condor Country

2001
Artist
Brad Kahlhamer, American, 1956
Born: Tucson, AZ
Work Locations: New York, NY
Culture
American
Country
United States
painting
watercolor paint on paper
Gift from Vicki and Kent Logan to the Collection of the Denver Art Museum
2015.639

Brad Kahlhamer
Bald Eagle in Condor Country, 2001
watercolor paint on paper
Gift from Vicki and Kent Logan to the Collection of the Denver Art Museum, 2015.639
© Brad Kahlhamer

Dimensions
height: 22 1/4 in, 56.5150 cm; width: 29 3/4 in, 75.5650 cm; frame height: 25 3/4 in, 65.4050 cm; frame width: 33 1/4 in, 84.4550 cm; frame depth: 1 5/8 in, 4.1275 cm
Department
Modern and Contemporary Art
Collection
Modern and Contemporary Art

Brad Kahlhamer was born in Tucson, AZ to American Indian parents but adopted and raised by German-American parents. This ambiguous Indian background informs his work in which he often draws imagery and icons from various tribes around the country.  These particular paintings are layered with landscapes and figures in a washy application then densely populated with additional elements including animals and skulls in a more linear fashion. His personal style reflects influences of abstract expressionism, street art, and a post-punk aesthetic informed by his years of living and working in New York.

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