Fred Duignan
20180727022559-duignan__guardian_angel__2017__oil_on_canvas__16x20_inches 20180727022605-duignan__witness__2018__oil_on_canvas__16x20_inches 20180727022620-duignan__push_pull__2017__mixed_media__16x20_inches_inches 20180727022642-duignan__the_mansion_on_the_hill__2018__oil_on_canvas__16x20_inches
20180727022657-duignan__the_other_side__2017__oil_on_canvas__16x20_inches 20180727022726-duignan__merge__2018__oil_on_canvas__16x20_inches_inches 20180727022741-duignan__sanctuary__2017__oil_on_canvas__16x20_inches
20180727022755-duignan__trees_of_life__2018__oil_on_canvas__16x20_inches 20180727022816-duignan__dead_roach__2018__oil_on_canvas__16x20_inches 20180727022837-duignan__love_you_til_the_end__2018__oil_on_canvas__16x20_inches
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Fred Duignan, Guardian Angel
20180727022559-duignan__guardian_angel__2017__oil_on_canvas__16x20_inches
Guardian Angel
20180727022605-duignan__witness__2018__oil_on_canvas__16x20_inches
Witness
20180727022620-duignan__push_pull__2017__mixed_media__16x20_inches_inches
Push/Pull
20180727022642-duignan__the_mansion_on_the_hill__2018__oil_on_canvas__16x20_inches
Mansion on the Hill
20180727022657-duignan__the_other_side__2017__oil_on_canvas__16x20_inches
The Other Side
20180727022726-duignan__merge__2018__oil_on_canvas__16x20_inches_inches
Merge
20180727022741-duignan__sanctuary__2017__oil_on_canvas__16x20_inches
Sanctuary
20180727022755-duignan__trees_of_life__2018__oil_on_canvas__16x20_inches
Trees of Life
20180727022816-duignan__dead_roach__2018__oil_on_canvas__16x20_inches
Dead Roach
20180727022837-duignan__love_you_til_the_end__2018__oil_on_canvas__16x20_inches
Love You til the End
20150918203224-_2_x_-_strides 20150918203245-_2_don_t_look_now 20150919134706-_4_aim_for_the_head
20151006003953-_1__larger_concerns 20150918203252-_5_swing 20150923174143-_6__the_dark_night
20150918203323-_8_playground 20150918203309-_7_perception 20150918203336-_9_the_new_dinosaurs
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Fred Duignan, X-Strides 2015. oil and acrylic on canvas 36" x 36"
20150918203224-_2_x_-_strides
X-Strides
2015. oil and acrylic on canvas 36" x 36"
20150918203245-_2_don_t_look_now
Don't Look Now Helen, but...
2015. oil and acrylic on canvas 36" x 36"
20150919134706-_4_aim_for_the_head
Aim for the Head
2015. Oil and Acrylic on Canvas 36" x 36"
20151006003953-_1__larger_concerns
Larger Concerns
2015. oil and acrylic on canvas 36" x 36"
20150918203252-_5_swing
Swing
2015. oil and Acrylic on Canvas 36" x 36"
20150923174143-_6__the_dark_night
The Dark Night
2015. oil and acrylic on canvas 36" x 36"
20150918203323-_8_playground
Playground
2015. Oil and Acrylic on Canvas 36" x 36"
20150918203309-_7_perception
Perception
2015. oil and Acrylic on Canvas 36" x 36"
20150918203336-_9_the_new_dinosaurs
The New Dinosaurs
2015. Oil and Acrylic on Canvas 36" x 36"
20131103202437-img_0990 20130605030929-stories 20130605030713-pond 20130723200620-burnt-offering 20130405005257-crossing_the_rubicon_48x72_oil_on_canvas 20130723200735-counsel 20130405004627-the_oracle_of_delphi_18x24_oil_on_canvas
20130405004555-the_metaphor_of_the_sun_18x24_oil_on_canvas 20130405004127-plato_s_cave_3 20130405005037-birdsong_18x24_oil_on_canvas 20130405004514-reclining_mountain_18x24_oil_on_canvas 20130405004819-wax_wings_18x24_oil_on_canvas 20130405004355-green_rising_18x24_oil_on_canvas 20130405004316-medusa_s_head_18x24_oil_on_canvas
20130405004201-cajun_rhythm_18x24_oil_on_canvas 20130405004239-plato_s_cave_2_18x24_oil_on_canvas 20130405004705-the_woman_at_the_well_18x24_oil_on_canvas 20130405004441-purgatorio_18x24_oil_on_canvas 20131204181718-chariot 20131204181825-tsunami_pig_18x24_oil_on_canvas 20131204182138-duignanfred9
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Fred Duignan, Postmodern Sundown (Private Collection) 2014. oil on canvas 40" x 60"
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Postmodern Sundown (Private Collection)
2014. oil on canvas 40" x 60"
20130605030929-stories
Stories
2013. oil on canvas 72" x 72"
20130605030713-pond
Pond
2012. oil on canvas 48" x 72"
20130723200620-burnt-offering
Burnt Offering
2012. oil on canvas 48" x 48"
20130405005257-crossing_the_rubicon_48x72_oil_on_canvas
Rubicon (Private Collection)
2010. oil on canvas 72" x 48"
20130723200735-counsel
Counsel
2013. oil on canvas 42
20130405004627-the_oracle_of_delphi_18x24_oil_on_canvas
Oracle
2006. oil on canvas 24" x 18"
20130405004555-the_metaphor_of_the_sun_18x24_oil_on_canvas
Metaphor
2013. oil on canvas 24" x 18"
20130405004127-plato_s_cave_3
Plato's Cave 3 (Private Collection)
2011. oil on canvas 24" x 18"
20130405005037-birdsong_18x24_oil_on_canvas
Birdsong
2011. oil on canvas 24" x 18"
20130405004514-reclining_mountain_18x24_oil_on_canvas
Reclining Mountain
2005. oil on canvas 24" x 18"
20130405004819-wax_wings_18x24_oil_on_canvas
Wax Wings
2007. oil on canvas 24" x 18"
20130405004355-green_rising_18x24_oil_on_canvas
Green Rising
2003. oil on canvas 24" x 18"
20130405004316-medusa_s_head_18x24_oil_on_canvas
Medusa's Head
2008. oil on canvas 24" x 18"
20130405004201-cajun_rhythm_18x24_oil_on_canvas
Cajun Rhythm
2004. oil on canvas 24" x 18"
20130405004239-plato_s_cave_2_18x24_oil_on_canvas
Plato's Cave 2
2004. oil on canvas 24" x 18"
20130405004705-the_woman_at_the_well_18x24_oil_on_canvas
Woman at the Well
2011. oil on canvas 24" x 18"
20130405004441-purgatorio_18x24_oil_on_canvas
Purgatorio
2005. oil on canvas 24" x 18"
20131204181718-chariot
Chariot (Private Collection)
2008. oil on canvas 24" x 18"
20131204181825-tsunami_pig_18x24_oil_on_canvas
Tsunami (Private Collection)
2009. oil on canvas 24" x 18"
20131204182138-duignanfred9
Pisces (Private Collection)
2010. oil on canvas 24" x 18"
20141219234118-duignan_fred_10 20141219234128-duignan_fred_11 20141219234136-duignan_fred_12 20141219234150-duignan_fred_13
20141219234204-duignan_fred_14 20141219234216-duignan_fred_15 20141219234229-duignan_fred_16
20141219234239-duignan_fred_17 20141219234253-duignan_fred_18 20141219234314-duignan_fred_19
20141219234118-duignan_fred_10
Fred Duignan, Underground 2000. oil and chalk on canvas 42" x 48"
20141219234118-duignan_fred_10
Underground
2000. oil and chalk on canvas 42" x 48"
20141219234128-duignan_fred_11
Giant
2000. oil and chalk on canvas 36" x 60"
20141219234136-duignan_fred_12
Broken Dreams
2000. oil and chalk on canvas 60" x 48"
20141219234150-duignan_fred_13
Shillelagh
2001. oil and chalk on canvas 40" 60"
20141219234204-duignan_fred_14
Moon Shadow
2001. oil and chalk on canvas 42" x 48"
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The Spirit Continues
2001. oil and chalk on canvas 42" x 54"
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Triangle
2002. oil and chalk on canvas 52" x 64"
20141219234239-duignan_fred_17
In the Mind
2002. oil and chalk on canvas 42" x 60"
20141219234253-duignan_fred_18
Shark
2002. oil and chalk on canvas 60" x71"
20141219234314-duignan_fred_19
Blue Lines
2003. oil and chalk on canvas 48" x 28"
20130402012828-painted_with_a_cashew_3 20130402012907-painted_with_a_cashew_4 20130402012727-painted_with_a_cashew_2
20130402013348-painted_with_a_cashew_5 20130402013451-red_sun_1 20130402013528-red_sun_2
20130402013723-red_sun_4 20130402013609-red_sun_3 20130402013754-red_sun_5
20130402012828-painted_with_a_cashew_3
Fred Duignan, Painted with Cashew 3 watercolor 5" x 7"
20130402012828-painted_with_a_cashew_3
Painted with Cashew 3
watercolor 5" x 7"
20130402012907-painted_with_a_cashew_4
Painted with Cashew 4
watercolor 5" x 7"
20130402012727-painted_with_a_cashew_2
Painted with Cashew 2
Watercolor 5" x 7"
20130402013348-painted_with_a_cashew_5
Painted with Cashew 5
watercolor 5" x 7"
20130402013451-red_sun_1
Red Sun 1
Marker 5" x 7"
20130402013528-red_sun_2
Red Sun 2
Marker 5" x 7"
20130402013723-red_sun_4
Red Sun 4
Marker 5" x 7"
20130402013609-red_sun_3
Red Sun 3
Marker 5" x 7"
20130402013754-red_sun_5
Red Sun 5
Marker 5" x 7"
20130404013613-waterfall_1 20130404013411-red_moon
20130404013716-floating_factory
20130404013515-ruins_1
20130404013613-waterfall_1
Fred Duignan, Waterfall 1 - Collection Art Center Museum, Seoul, Korea 1993. Acrylic on Hand-dyed Canvas 69
20130404013613-waterfall_1
Waterfall 1 - Collection Art Center Museum, Seoul, Korea
1993. Acrylic on Hand-dyed Canvas 69
20130404013411-red_moon
Red Moon (Private Collection)
1993. Acrylic on Hand-dyed Canvas 74
20130404013716-floating_factory
Floating Factory (Private Collection)
1993. Acrylic on Hand-dyed Canvas 70
20130404013515-ruins_1
Ruins 1 (Private Collection)
1993. oil on canvas 70
20150920221529-a_man_alone
Fred Duignan, A Man Alone 1984. oil on Canvas 72" x 60"
20150921025334-pillar
Fred Duignan, Pillar 1986. oil on canvas 48" x 48"
20150921025738-burden
Fred Duignan, Burden 1987. oil on canvas 36" x 48"
20141222015732-crucifixion
Fred Duignan, Crucifixion 1984. oil on canvases mounted on wood 96" x 48"
20130404191923-eloi__eloi
Fred Duignan, Eloi, Eloi 1986. oil on canvas 40" x 32"
20150105010113-1-1982
Fred Duignan, Sixth Hour 1980. oil on canvas 20" x 30"
20141222020004-mother_and_child
Fred Duignan, Mother and Child 1983. oil on canvas 60" x 72"
20150921030035-the_11_who_fled
Fred Duignan, 11 Who Fled 1987. oil on canvases on wood 96" x 96"
20150920224339-hero__victim__coward
Fred Duignan, Hero, Victim, Coward 1986. oil on canvas (Triptych) 72" x 96"
20150920230905-seed_and_ash 20130404191729-crown_of_thorns
20141220004626-10-1990
20141220004633-11-1991
20150920230905-seed_and_ash
Fred Duignan, Seed and Ash 1986. oil on canvas 20" x 30"
20150920230905-seed_and_ash
Seed and Ash
1986. oil on canvas 20" x 30"
20130404191729-crown_of_thorns
Crown of Thorns
1986. oil on canvas 60" x 50"
20141220004626-10-1990
Third Ring
1998. oil on canvas 36" x 48"
20141220004633-11-1991
Cicada
1990. oil on canvas 42" x 54"
20141221002425-vinny_violet 20141221001953-img_1044 20141221002259-img_1047
20141221002307-img_1049 20141221002352-img_1056_-_copy 20141221002400-img_1058
20141221002323-img_1052 20141221002417-img_1063 20141221002410-img_1061
20141221002425-vinny_violet
Fred Duignan, Vinny Violet 1987. oil and spray paint on canvas 28" x 42"
20141221002425-vinny_violet
Vinny Violet
1987. oil and spray paint on canvas 28" x 42"
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Bill Gorsica
1986. oil and spray paint on canvas 28" x 42"
20141221002259-img_1047
Chris Clark
1986. oil and spray paint on canvas 28" x 42"
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Gregory VanManaan
1986. oil and spray paint on canvas 28" x 42"
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Mike Reardon
1986. oil and spray paint on canvas 28" x 42"
20141221002400-img_1058
Gilbert Riou
1986. oil and spray paint on canvas 28" x 42"
20141221002323-img_1052
Scott Furman
1986. oil and spray paint on canvas 28" x 42"
20141221002417-img_1063
Don Kommit
1987. oil and spray paint on canvas 28" x 42"
20141221002410-img_1061
Self Portrait
1987. oil and spray paint on canvas 28" x 42"
20130404133954-smoke_stacks_1 20130404133724-img_0889 20130404133630-img_0884 20141220234525-s___s_2
20141220234939-img_0912 20141220235240-img_0881 20141220235439-img_0903
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Fred Duignan, Smokestack 1 1993 Acrylic on Paper
20130404133954-smoke_stacks_1
Smokestack 1
1993 Acrylic on Paper
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Smoke Stacks and Steeples
1993 Acrylic on Paper
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Ghost Smoke Stack
1993 Acrylic on Paper
20141220234525-s___s_2
Smokestacks and Steeples 2
1994. Ink on paper 24" x 36"
20141220234939-img_0912
Empty Window
1994. Acrylic on primed paper 24" 36"
20141220235240-img_0881
Falling Down
1994. acrylic on primed paper 24" x 36"
20141220235439-img_0903
Extinction
1995. Ink on paper 24" x 36"
20141220235647-img_0900
Falls
1995. conte on paper 24" x 36"
20141220235922-duignan_fred_2
Paterson Moods
1994. acrylic on primed paper 28" x 72"
20141221001201-2013-04-01_00
Dripping Industrial Landscape
1995. Ink on paper 24" x 36"
20141222020702-heart_and_vision 20130404191454-green_phoenix 20130404191414-heart_execution
20141221004124-7-1987 20141221004328-8-1987
20150921021042-spiritual_warfare 20150921024358-heart_elergy
20141222020702-heart_and_vision
Fred Duignan, Heart amd Vision 1986. oil on canvas 54" x 44"
20141222020702-heart_and_vision
Heart amd Vision
1986. oil on canvas 54" x 44"
20130404191454-green_phoenix
Green Phoenix (Private Collection)
1986. oil on canvas 48
20130404191414-heart_execution
Heart Execution
1987. oil on canvas 72" x 56"
20141221004124-7-1987
The View
1989. oil on canvas 84" x 72"
20141221004328-8-1987
The Distance Between
1987. oil on canvas 20" x 32"
20150921021042-spiritual_warfare
Spiritual Warfare
1987. oil and spray paint on canvas 48" x 48"
20150921024358-heart_elergy
Heart Elergy
1986. oil on canvas 14" x 14"
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Fred Duignan, Sculptural Form 5 1994 Pastel on Paper
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Sculptural Form 5
1994 Pastel on Paper
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Sculptural Form 8
1994 Pastel on Paper
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Sculptural Form 7
1994 Pastel on Paper
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Sculptural Form 6
1994
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Sculptural Form 4
1988 Pastel on Paper
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Sculptural Form 3
1988 Pastel on Paper
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Sculptural Form 9
1988 Pastel on Paper
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Sculptural Form 2
1988 Pastel on Paper
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Sculptural Form 1
1988 Pastel on Paper
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20141221012209-img_0964 20141221012211-img_0968 20141221012217-winter_1 20141221012222-winter_2 20141221012234-winter_3
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Fred Duignan
20130503220238-img_0948 20130503215848-img_0944 20130503220336-img_0956 20130503215737-img_0937 20141221010059-2013-05-01_23 20130503215942-img_0947 20130404015711-two_figures 20130503221423-img_0962 20130503221325-img_0954 20130503215501-img_0930 20130810183907-seated_figure_1 20130503215642-img_0936 20130503220525-img_0953 20130503220816-self_portrait_1977 20130503220913-self_portrait_1984 20130503221110-img_0960 20130503221002-img_0951 20130503221226-img_0955 20130503220707-img_0959
20130503215550-img_0934 20130503215410-img_0929 20130503215317-img_0925 20141221010142-2013-05-10_22 20130503215222-img_0921 20130503215132-img_0920 20130503215026-img_0907 20130503214922-img_0902 20130404020259-img_0858 20130404015628-standing_sylvie 20130404015543-standing_figure 20130404015457-standing_figure__2_ 20130404015412-seated_figure 20130404014817-group 20130404015331-seated_figure__5_ 20130404015242-seated_figure__4_ 20141221005957-2013-04-30_22 20120728013354-seated_figure_3 20130404015159-seated_figure__3_
20141221005801-2013-04-01_00 20120728013431-sylvie 20130404015028-reclining_figure 20130404014602-couple 20130404014642-double_figures 20141221011249-img_0981 20141221005704-2013-04-01_00 20130404014901-halsd 20141221010508-2013-05-10_22 20130404014730-figure_composition 20141221010509-2014-11-30_18 20120728013548-ellen 20130404014522-couple__2_ 20141221011129-img_0963 20141221011230-img_0978 20130404014343-after_picasso 20130404014438-after_rubens 20130404014305-after_goya 20130404014227-after_goya__2_
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Fred Duignan, Mimi in the Bathtub 1980 oil on paper
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Mimi in the Bathtub
1980 oil on paper
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Seated Mimi
1980 oil on paper
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Mimi
1980 oil on paper
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Mimi Standing
1980 oil on paper
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Mimi on a stool
1980 oil on paper
20130404015711-two_figures
Two Figures
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Woman with a Fan
1986 conte
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Reclining Figure
1985 conte and wash
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Lounging Figure
1985 charcoal
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Seated Figure
1986 charcoal on paper
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Seated Figure
1985 ink
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Knee Pose
1980 oil on paper
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Self Portrait
1977 charcoal
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Self Portrait
1984 charcoal
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Self Portrait as a tea Cup
1984 Pencil
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Standing Figure
1980 oil on paper
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Seated Figure
1985 Pen and Ink
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Contemplative
1980 oil on paper
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Seated Figure
1985 Pastel
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Standing Figure
1986 conte
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Rear
1985 charcoal
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Seated Figure
1985 charcoal
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Seated Figure
1985. charcoal 24" x 18"
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Figure Composition
1985 mixed media
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Seated Figure
1985. charcoal 24" x 18"
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Group
20130404015628-standing_sylvie
Standing Sylvie
20130404015543-standing_figure
Standing Figure
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Standing Figure
20130404015412-seated_figure
Seated Figure
20130404014817-group
Group
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Seated Figure
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Seated Figure
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Seated Figure 3
Conte & Wash on Paper 24" x 18"
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Seated Figure
20141221005801-2013-04-01_00

20120728013431-sylvie
Sylvie
Charcoal & wash on Paper 24" x 18"
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Reclining Figure
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Couple
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Double Figures
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HaLSD
20141221010508-2013-05-10_22

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Figure Composition
20141221010509-2014-11-30_18

20120728013548-ellen
Ellen
Pastel on Paper 24" x 18"
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Couple
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20130404014343-after_picasso
After Picasso
20130404014438-after_rubens
After Rubens
20130404014305-after_goya
After Goya
20130404014227-after_goya__2_
After Goya
20130404235838-the_altar_of_rock___roll
Fred Duignan, The Altar of Rock & Roll 1985 oil on wood
20130404235744-slf_portrait
Fred Duignan, Self Portrait 1985. oil on wood 50" x 36"
20130404235651-his_mother_died
Fred Duignan, His Mother Died 1985. oil on wood 96" x 48"
20130404235614-her_father_died
Fred Duignan, Her Father Died 1985. oil on wood 96" x 48"
20130404235533-funeral
Fred Duignan, Funeral 1985 oil on wood
20130405010100-img_0728
Fred Duignan, Jacob's Ladder 2012. oil on Canvas 72" x 48"
20130405005917-dream_catcher
Fred Duignan, Dreaming of Him on Her Deathbed 2011. oil on canvas 48" x 72"
20130405000202-woman_in_poverty
Fred Duignan, Woman in Poverty 1981. oil on canvas 36" x 24"
20130405000055-scan0003
Fred Duignan, Domestic Violence 1999. Acrylic on Unstretched canvas 74" x 60"
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Fred Duignan, Immigrants 1980. oil on canvas 46" x 36"
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Fred Duignan, Aunt Josie's Death 1980. oil on canvas 46" x 36"
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Fred Duignan, The Hen, the Mind and the Meaning There 1988. oil and dry pigment on canvas 40" x 40"

Solo Exhibitions

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3Twenty9, A Visual Poem
Green Kill
229 Greenkill Ave Kingston, New York 12401US
May 5th, 2018 - May 26th, 2018
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Dancing in the Square
AOT Project Salon
159 Hope Street Brooklyn, New York11211
October 24th, 2015 - December 5th, 2015
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Fred Duignan
The Uptown Gallery
298 Wall Street Kingston, New York 12401
May 25th, 2013 - July 31st, 2013

Group Exhibitions

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Witness: The Cedar Tavern Phone Booth & Star House Gallery Group Show
Star House Gallery
77 Cornell St. #316 Kingston, New York 12401
October 11th, 2014 - November 1st, 2014
Bio
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Review of Woodstock Exhibition "Spillage"

by James Bradley McCallum

August 7 to September 7, 2012

The Pizza Gallery at Catskill Mountain Pizza Company, Woodstock, NY

http://politicalpoets.blogspot.com/2012/08/pouring-forth-new-meaning-fred-duignan.html#!/2012/08/pouring-forth-new-meaning-fred-duignan.html

 

ARTIST STATEMENT

I am a painter.

After many years of harnessing technique, pursuing picturing, following trends and restating history, I now avoid making art that is burdened by technique, overwhelmed by thought, or crushed by style. The resulting objects of my latest direction titled SPILLS become, reveal, inform and decide their place in the world’s view. Painting has become an experience based on the belief in my hand as a channel of the expression hidden in the materials themselves. It is the resultant dialogue with color and form where my originality still resides. The uniqueness of the object as itself fully revealed presents the viewer with a complex visual experience resulting in direct recognition.

Fred Duignan

 

EDUCATION

The University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California

Teaching Assistantship / Graduate Certificate 1982

Bachelor of Arts in Fine Art 1981

DuCret School of Art, Plainfield, New Jersey

 

ORGANIZATIONS

Archetecture of Tomorrow, (Board of Directors), Brooklyn, NY - Present

Collaborative Projects (COLAB), NY, NY - 1986-1993

Fusion Arts, NY, NY 1987 - 1992

Essex-Phoenix Artists Association (Executive Director), Paterson, NJ - 1986-1988

 

ART-RELATED EMPLOYMENT

COVER, (Magazine)  New York, NY.   Staff Art Critic. 1988 - 1990

The Paterson Museum, Paterson, NJ.  Curator of Contemporary Art. 1992 - 1997

The New Jersey Herald and News, West Paterson, NJ.   Weekly Columnist.   “Art in New Jersey” 1997

 

 ONE PERSON EXHIBITIONS

3Twenty9, Green Kill, Kingston, NY 5/18

Dancing in the Square.  Mothership, Woodstock, NY 1/16 (curated by Paul McMahon)

Dancing in the Square.  AOT Project Salon, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY 10/15

Fred Duignan.   The Uptown Gallery,  Kingston, NY 6, 7,8/13

Fred Duignan.   Oriole9,  Woodstock, NY 10/12 (curated by Lenny Kislin)

Spills.   The Pizza Gallery,  Woodstock, NY 8/12

Fred Duignan – New Paintings.   Varga Gallery,  Woodstock, NY 6/11

Death and Decay.   The Art Center Museum.  Seoul, Korea 10/93

Fred Duignan.   The Paterson Museum.  Paterson, NJ 2/92

New Work.   Fashion Moda.  Bronx, NY 8/88

Death Paintings.   Fashion Moda.  Bronx, NY 9/87 (curated by Stefan Eins)

So Far.   Fairleigh Dickinson University,  Rutherford, NJ 10/83

Work on Paper.   Steven’s Art Center,  Rutherford, NJ 4/83

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

AOT Group Exhibition. AOT Project Salon, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY Summer '15

Witness: The Cedar Tavern Phone Booth & Star House Gallery Group Show.                 Star House Gallery, Kingston, NY  10/14

Contributing Participant in Guitai Card Box (2012-2013),  exhibited at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.

The 5 Senses.   Art Upstairs Gallery,  Phoenicia, NY 2/11

Random Thoughts.  Art Upstairs Gallery,  Phoenicia, NY 2/10

Hustle & Flow – Paintings by Fred Duignan & Jim Klein.   The Paterson Museum,  Paterson, NJ 10/08

EV/LES – An East Village Retrospective.   The Varga Gallery,  Woodstock, NY 9/08

Clamour & Silence.   The Laurel Tracey Gallery,  Red Bank, NJ 10/99

Eclectic Selections.   The Paterson Museum, Paterson, NJ   Summer 1999

 

Career Note: Between 1993 and 2002, I abbreviated my career to raise my son as a single father.

 

Bridging Gaps.   Asian American Arts Centre,  NY, NY 3/93

Beast to Beast.   10th Street Gallery,  NY, NY 10/92 (curated by Gary Azon)

Holiday Show.   Blondies Contemporary Art, NY, NY 12/1090

In Honor of Mary: Images of Devotion.   Bill Bace Gallery,  NY, NY 5/90

Beautiful Mosaic.   Black & White in Color Gallery,  Bronx,  NY 3/90 (Collaborative Projects)

The Topical Rainforest.   Sundered Ground,  NY, NY 11/89 (curated by Robert Costa)

China for Democracy.   Blum Hellman Gallery,  NY, NY 10/89

The Gong Show.   RealArt Inc,  NY, NY 7/89 (curated by Charlie Finch)

The Manhattan Project Show.   Art-Act,  Miami Beach,  FL 5/89 (Fusion Arts)

Art on the Run.   Grace Harkin Gallery,   NY, NY 3/89

MU Ryu.   Arts Center Helsinki,  Finland 8/89 (Collaborative Projects)

Group Rage.   Rage Club, NY, NY 8/89

Prisoners of Art.   Police Building,   NY, NY 3/89 (Collaborative Projects)

The Christmas Show.   Grace Harkin Gallery,   NY, NY 12/88

The Attack Show.   Stockwell Gallery,   NY, NY 9/88

The Extinction Show.   Fashion Moda,   Bronx, NY 9/88 (Collaborative Projects)

Downtown OZ 1988.   Tunnel, NY, NY 9/88

Jagged Edge.   Art-Act,   Miami Beach, FL 3/88

Neo Fun - Controversy Club.   Limelight, NY, NY 3/88

Best of the East Village Comes to Long Island.   Nassau County Fine Arts Museum,  Roslyn, NY 11/87

December.   Nite Gallery,  NY, NY 12/87

The Polarity Show.   Cuando,  NY, NY 11/87

The Cutting Edge in New York.   The Paterson Museum,  Paterson, NJ 10/87-12/87   

(traveled)   Dramatis Personnae Gallery,  NY, NY 12/87

Meta Languages/Textual Venues.   B.A.D. Museum,  NY, NY 10/87 (curated by Lucy Lippard)

New Perspectives in Modern Art. The Paterson Museum, Paterson, NJ 7/87-9/87

Art Break Hotel.   ABC No Rio,  NY, NY 4/87 (Collaborative Projects)

The Shadow Prtoject (with Alan Gussow).  The Streets of Manhattan, 1982

 

SELECTED ARTICLES

Love at the Varga,   Woodstock Times,  Paul Smart 6/23/11

Hustle & Flow,   Arts News PCCC 11/22/09

Lower East Side at Varga Gallery,   Roll Magazine 9/2008

Paterson’s New Industry,   The Sunday Star Ledger,  Dan Bischoff  7/14/99

Art Talk…Art Talk,   The Bergen Record,  Rod Alee  8/10/1994

Western Influence in Korean Sculpture,   The New York Times,  Vivien Rainer  8/21/94

With Art, Paterson Woos Korean-American Ties,   The Bergen Record,  Richard Cowan 12/23/93

57 Varieties of Paterson Talent,   The Bergen Record, John Zeaman 7/31/92

Mean Feet,   New York Daily News,   Nancy Steadman  5/12/91

Jazz and Coffee at “The Pat”,   North Jersey Herald and News, Vincent Czyz 2/4/89

Fred Duignan,   Art al Dia (Magazine), Sao Paulo, Brazil 11/88

Dogs Bark When the Village Moves East,   Cover,   NYC, Charlie Finch 1/88                                        

Lower East Side,   Art & Artists 1/88

New, New York,   Ritz, London, UK 12/12/87

A View from the Lower East Side,   Newsday, Karen Lipson 11/27/87

Bohemian Golden Age,   Downtown,   NY, NY 10/1/87

Happening Scene,   New Common Good,  NY, NY 9/21/87

Three Decades of Modernists Reflected at Paterson Show,  The Sunday Star Ledger,    Eileen Watkins 7/26/87

Paterson’s Own East Village,   North Jersey Herald and News,   Vince Czyz 7/19/87

Paterson: New ‘in’ Place for Art?,   The Record,   John Zeaman 7/14/87

Paterson Mills: An Artist’s Community,   Arts New Jersey,  Ronnie Weyt Winter ‘86

Art, Religion Merge for Paterson Artist,   The Record,  Tom Groenfeldt 12/23/86

Soho Slow Lane,   Art Times,  Baird Jones   12/88

Scenes from the Bohemian Life,   The Record,  John Zeaman 10/28/84

Getting PhysicalThe Sunday Star Ledger,  Eileen Watkins 5/13/84

 

 PUBLICATIONS

Eclectic Selections: Art in Paterson at the End of the 20th Century,   The Paterson Museum Summer 1999

Fred Duignan,   Art Center Museum,  Seoul, Korea  10/93

FredDuignan,   The Paterson Museum 2/92

In Honor of Mary:  Images of Devotion,   Bill Bace Gallery,  NY, NY   5/90

The Best of the East Village Comes to Long Island,   Nassau County Museum of Fine Art 11/87

The Cutting Edge Show,   The Paterson Museum,  Paterson, NJ

New Perspectives in Modern Art,   The Paterson Museum,  Paterson, NJ

Neon Shapes,   (haiku by R. W. Grandinetti Rader),  Illustrated by Fred Duignan

Jade Mountain Press 9/85 (winner Merit Book Award 10/87)

 

FRED DUIGNAN - CURATOR

Jon Peters,   The Paterson Museum.  September 1997  

Humberto Guanipa,   The Paterson Museum.   March 1997

Joseph Ruffilo,   The Paterson Museum.  September 1995

Women on The Verge,  The Paterson Museum.  May 1995 

Korean Sculpture ‘94,   Art from Seoul, Korea, The Paterson Museum.  Summer 1994

Rhoda Sande,   The Paterson Museum.   April 1994

Carol Arber (Supreme Court Judge for the State of New York),   The Paterson Museum.  March 1994

Sylvie Ball,   The Paterson Museum.  Summer 1993 

Ho-Yeon Kim,   The Paterson Museum.  April 1993 

Su Jin Jo,   The Paterson Museum.  March 1993

Rosa Parks School of Art Student Show,  The Paterson Museum.  February 1992

Paterson Art ‘92,  The Paterson Museum. Summer 1992

Hellhole, (Paterson / East Village Art Collaboration) Guest Curator - The Paterson Museum,  April 1987

 

SELECTED REVIEWS BY FRED DUIGNAN

Nadja Petrov Drawings, Gallery Express, Woodstock, NY. Facebook 3/10

Public Sculpture at the Whitney, Whitney Museum.  Cover 2/88

Joan Waltemath,   Barbara Braathen Gallery.   Cover 4/88

Richard Serra,   Leo Castelli Gallery.   Cover 2/89

Donald Sultan,   Paul Kasmin Gallery.  Cover 5/89

David Smith,   M. Knoedler & Co.   Cover 5/90

 

MUSEUM COLLECTIONS

The Art Center Museum.  Seoul, Korea (Painting)

The Paterson Museum.  Paterson, NJ (Painting)

Paco Das Artes.  Sao Paulo, Brazil (Fusion Arts Book)

Museu Da Imagen E Do Som.  Sao Paulo, Brazil (Fusion Arts Book)

Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York (Fusion Arts Book)

Guggenheim Museum, New York, New York (Fusion Arts Book)

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York (Fusion Arts Book)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Blog
Dancing in the Square
Posted: 9/19/15

DANCING IN THE SQUARE

 

by Fred Duignan

 

 

 

Always seeking an inroad to new sensory awareness through the act of painting by utilizing poetic symbolism or a belief in intuitive intelligence, my work has driven a personal quest for healing in line with primal impulses that were implanted in my childhood home where domestic violence led me to drive my fists into my eyes until all sound disappeared, leaving only color, movement and figurative dancing in the space that remained. A silent and endlessly deep world where fear no longer existed.

 

In an attempt to confront an aspect of what Walter Robinson has named Zombie Formalism in painting, I developed this conceptual piece that starts with simple geometric abstractions on 9 square canvases. I was further led by an inspiration to establish a primitive territorial space in alignment with my subconscious approach to form through paint spilling. As opposed to my most recent work titled Spills where I allowed paint primacy of voice, the series Dancing in the Square demanded that I initiate a spill process that tapped into an individual passion for figurative form while maintaining my collaborative methodology with materials. The figure acted as an antidote to what I feel is this recent formalist incarnation's narcissism in the face of the human condition of ever expanding poverty as well as cataclysmic threats to global security both human and natural.

 

Abstraction is the greatest artistic innovation since the discovery of linear perspective. The belief in an ordered and absolute truth, however, is dismissed with each individual's daily human experiences and the lessons of history. Art based on thought in conjunction with individual voice has given the world efficient and effective dehumanizing space that includes what Giacometti called cages, Halley called cells and what became the cube where Bacon felt empowered to deconstruct the human form. Such space functions in today's world as, among others, workstation cubicles, prison pods and social media formats.

 

With this exploration of formal space as backdrop, stage and playground, I have identified an opportunity to reverse, for myself, the dictum that says the artist is a pure scientist exploring the world of ideas not the senses. These new absolutes are spaces onto which I have imposed human experience in figurative and symbolic nature-based form open to individual interpretation.

 

In a world that diminishes nature, the extinction of its human inhabitants has been identified as inevitable. I reject the culling of humanity and embrace the truth of the inextricable connection of our species and the natural world. These pictures offer the viewer an opportunity to choose to accept the opportunity to face what is truly the unknowable: each day's existence in cooperation with others and the environment, that includes the city grid, whether in connection with the general population or exclusive groups until death.

 

Out of the Head and Back into the Heart!

 

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Burnt Offering
2012 oil on canvas 48 x 72 x 3 inches
Price $5625