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Oil on canvas painting of fish and seashells over the shape of India in pastel hues by Francesco Clemente

Francesco Clemente

India III, 2019

Oil on canvas, 96 x 92 inches (243.8 x 233.7 cm)

© Francesco Clemente; Photo by John Berens; Courtesy the artist and Vito Schnabel Gallery

A contemporary Italian-born and American-based artist, Francesco Clemente is celebrated for his distinctive sense of color and his deeply personal visual lexicon that subsumes eclectic narratives, rituals, ideas, and symbols. Working across oil painting, installation, and watercolor, he seeks to collect images and references from different contemplative traditions and connect them with the emotions from the present-day, and common experiences.

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