David Straange (b. December 28, 1992) is a leading Neo-Minimalist painter with various styles and disciplines embracing a range of Impressionism, Expressionism, Minimalism, Conceptual, Abstract, Street art, Neo-geo and Fauve. Born in Charlotte, NC, known as the Queen City, David Straange exhibits a slow southern hospitality with a fiery Gotham ambition. All works ranging from music to painting demonstrate the consistent and changeability of life, it’s duality, and the ever lasting genius of simplicity. Dry and wet paint, as above so below, soft and hard tones, a primordial ooze for the classic combination.
With origins seething through the southern depths of Charlotte, North Carolina. David brings a visceral communication of southern hospitality coveted in a hourglass of self-reflection. His work conveys everyday chaos of city-life that is likened to be perceived as order when the sun falls and rises. His study of Numerology, Latin and various etymology recombines the primal and civil; The unsophisticated urges and primordial flesh that we often dismiss in the regular rush of worldliness. Straange, also the last born of two older half siblings with more than ten years apart, which can be seen as very isolating from outside looking in. The Artist that never stopped no matter what financial issues has fathered himself with a radical universal outlook on race and social issues, David Straange’ works lay a solid foundation of the future. ~ABI