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The Art of Matthew Rucker
Original Oils on Canvas or Board

 

Artist's Statement 

I have always painted as a way to learn more about myself. Particularly, those things which I involuntarily hide from my conscious self.

The result has been a kind of subtle surrealism that captures what is most familiar to me: duality, contradiction and ambivalence.

My paintings, like my life, reflect the Yin and Yang, equal portions of black and white, each containing a part of its opposite within.

My entire life has been orchestrated by a swinging pendulum and its polar opposites, two sides struggling together, at the same moment.  It is this moment of yes and no, pleasure and pain, man and woman, that I know best, and that I paint most.

-Matthew Rucker

 

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Bled
Oil on Canvas 36" x 36"
$2500

 


Blueblood
Oil on Canvas 9 5/8" x 22 1/4"
$800


Cloudships
Oil on Board 18" x 16"
$900

 


Death of a Marionette
Oil on Canvas 24" x 36"
$2500


Night Sky
Oil on Board 14" x 9 1/4"
$500

 


Serenade (If Thou Lov'st Me)
Oil on Canvas  40" x 58"
$3800



She ...
Oil on Canvas 34" x 23"
$1900


Beautiful Lies
Oil on Canvas 48" x 32"
$2300



Where the Day May Take You
(When the Road is Forgotten)

Oil on Board 11" x 14"
$850



The Discovery of the Giraffe Egg
Oil on Canvas 22" x 24"
$1200



Kites
Oil on Canvas 48" x 66"
$3000



Tropical Storm
Oil on Canvas 18" x 54"
$1000



The Battle Between Hard and Soft
Oil on Canvas 24" x 30"
$1800


Prices subject to change without notice. Artwork subject to availability.
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