Often described as the most vulgar painter working today, Carroll Dunham would not care a jolt for such labels as he follows his own unique and highly distinctive art practice. Many critics believe Dunham provided the opportunity for American painters to explore the possibilities of merging abstraction and figuration. The father of successful actor Lena Dunham, the artist has since the 1980s trodden his own path by preferring to resist… Read more
About the artwork
Just like his daughter Lena Dunham, the creator of Girls, artist Carroll Dunham is notorious for refusing to kowtow to cultural and social mores. The big leaf is indeed a big leaf, and this is probably as close as Dunham gets to marvelling at nature.