An oil paint marker drawing on paper by New York artist Bill Schiffer (Contemporary). This work depicts a still life of bananas and an orange in a bowl on a wooden console table, with a red wall and window behind it. It is signed to the lower left and dated 1988. The work is presented behind glass in a thin, painted black wood frame with wire to the verso for hanging.
Born in New York, Bill Schiffer rose to prominence as a painter and sculptor in the early 1980s. Though he still works in many two dimensional and three dimensional art mediums, Schiffer is most well known for his unique handcrafted jewelry, which he started designing after a foray experimenting with wearable art in the fashion scene. Bill Schiffer’s art and jewelry has been shown in the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, the Musee des Arts Decoratifs in Paris, as well as major museums in Italy, Japan, Germany and the United States. His work has been featured in publications including Vogue, Elle, Bazaar, Women’s Wear Daily, Seventeen and Cosmopolitan.
- accretion to glass; light wear to frame finish; light wrinkling.
19.5" W x 25.5" H x 1.5" D
- measures frame; visible image measures 13.0" W x 15.25" H.