Steven Shearer

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Steven Shearer
Born 1968 (1968)
New Westminster, British Columbia
Nationality Canadian
Education Emily Carr University of Art and Design
Known for painting, photographer, drawing, collage

Steven Shearer (born 1968) is a contemporary artist based in Vancouver, British Columbia. He has exhibited internationally, including the Tate Modern in London, The New Museum, the Barbara Gladstone Gallery in New York, the Galerie Eva Presenhuber in Zurich, and the Renaissance Society in Chicago.[1] Nationally, he has shown at the Art Gallery of Ontario in Toronto and the Contemporary Art Gallery in Vancouver. He is represented in London, New York, Turin, and Zurich.

Work[edit]

Shearer' photography, drawing, painting, and collage tend to focus on youth, alienation, aggression, melancholy, and heavy metal. In Artforum, Matthew Higgs affectionately called Shearer the "bastard offspring of the Photo-conceptualists."[2]

Press[edit]

Deborah Campbell. “Steven Shearer: Bastard Offspring of the Photoconceptualists.” Canadian Art. Fall 2005.

Lupe Nunez-Fernandez. “Steven Shearer at Ikon, Birmingham.” Saatchi Gallery. Spring 2007.

Steven Shearer.” The Power Plant. Winter 2007/2008.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Steven Shearer at the Renaissance Society Archived 2011-07-20 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ a b Deborah Campbell. “Steven Shearer: Bastard Offspring of the Photoconceptualists.” Canadian Art. Fall 2005.
  3. ^ Lupe Nunez-Fernandez. “Steven Shearer at Ikon, Birmingham.” Saatchi Gallery. 2007-05-29.
  4. ^ Steven Shearer.” The Power Plant. Accessed 2009-006-31

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