JADE RUDE "I CAN SEE YOU", 2019
Jade Rude is a Toronto-based multi-disciplinary artist.
Alternating between playful and austere, Jade uses perception-shifting tactics to explore the relationship between reality and representation. Highly-reflective acrylic mirror, is one of her preferred materials.
Text is integral part of Jade Rude's practice. Her wall sculpture "I Can See You" blurs the responsibilities of mirror, signage, art and slogan.
The functional element (the mirror) becomes decorative, dialogue becomes signage and the physicality and message of the mirror upstages the viewers' reflection. For optimal presentation, the two halves of this diptych are hung on a 90 degree angle. In this arrangement, each half of the work seems to be reflecting the other and commenting on its position.
Jade Rude's beloved text-based pieces enliven any space and bring a smile to any spectator.
Caviar20 has been a long admirer and champion of Jade Rude's precise aesthetic, minimal palette and her re-visioning of daily objects and familiar motifs.
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Bronze acrylic mirror on archival black gatorboard backing.
(Dual triangles on back for hanging)
Signed and numbered by the artist verso.
From an edition of 10 + 1AP
25"W 18"H .75"D (total, each panel is 12.5"W)
Note: price increases as the edition sells out
Courtesy of Christie Contemporary
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