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Titus, Anthony

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online March 2019 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.013.4001072
Titus, Anthony

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United States, 20th–21st century, male.

Born 1975, in Brooklyn (New York).

Painter, architect, educator, sculptor.

Collage, assemblage.

Anthony Titus studied Architecture at the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art in New York, receiving his Bachelor of Architecture in 1998, and Fine Arts at the University of Chicago, obtaining a MFA in 2001. He is the founder of Anthony Titus Studio, an interdisciplinary practice that merges art and architecture.

Titus’s work is concerned with interdisciplinary practice that merges architecture, painting, collage, screen printing, and more, to create mixed media structures that explore abstract geometry, nature, and time. Hybridity and fabrication play central roles in his practice, as his mediums range from architectural assemblage objects of wood, metal, and lacquer to linen canvases covered with thick layers of acrylic. His work has been included in several prominent group exhibitions such as Vienna for Art’s Sake! (2015) at the Belvedere Museum in Vienna, in which each artist, architect, or designer received a 10 by 12 cm canvas. Titus’s canvas combined surface, material, and format to create a sense of optical buoyancy and sensual fluctuation, and was motivated by the desire to create a singular moment of visual intimacy. In ...

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Subjects: Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage ; Painting ; Architecture ; Sculpture and Carving ; Art Education ; Art of the United States ; 20th-Century Art

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