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Darren Waterston Transfiguration, 2024

Darren Waterston
Transfiguration, 2024
Oil on wood panel
72 x 60 inches

Darren Waterston Sonata Form, 2024

Darren Waterston
Sonata Form, 2024
Oil on wood panel
48 x 36 inches

Darren Waterston The Shape of Sky, 2024

Darren Waterston
The Shape of Sky, 2024
Oil on wood panel
48 x 36 inches

Darren Waterston Hemlock, 2024

Darren Waterston
Hemlock, 2024
Watercolor and gouache on rag paper
11 1/4 x 33 1/4 inches 
Framed: 13 1/4 x 35 1/4 inches 

Darren Waterston Metamorphose Trilogy 1, 2024

Darren Waterston
Metamorphose Trilogy 1, 2024
Oil on wood panel
36 x 36 inches

Darren Waterston Illumination Study 1, 2024

Darren Waterston
Illumination Study 1, 2024
Watercolor and gouache on rag paper
15 3/4 x 11 1/4 inches 
Framed: 22 3/10 x 17 7/10 inches

Darren Waterston Ophelia, 2024

Darren Waterston
Ophelia, 2024
Watercolor and gouache on rag paper
17 3/4 x 20 3/4 inches
Framed: 24 1/2 x 27 1/2 inches

Darren Waterston Radiant Landscape, 2024

Darren Waterston
Radiant Landscape, 2024
Watercolor and gouache on rag paper
37 x 21 inches
Framed: 43 x 27 inches

Darren Waterston Aureus Fields, 2024

Darren Waterston
Aureus Fields, 2024
Oil on wood panel
48 x 18 inches

Darren Waterston Low Humm, 2024

Darren Waterston
Low Humm, 2024
Watercolor and gouache on rag paper
29 1/4 x 22 inches
Framed: 36 1/4 x 29 inches

Darren Waterston Field 4, 2024

Darren Waterston
Field 4, 2024
Oil on wood panel
18 x 18 inches

Darren Waterston Bourne, 2024

Darren Waterston
Bourne, 2024
Oil on wood panel
48 x 18 inches

Darren Waterston Phoenix Study, 2024

Darren Waterston
Phoenix Study, 2024
Watercolor and gouache on rag paper
12 x 9 inches
Framed: 18 14/25 x 15 19/100 inches

Darren Waterston Field 1, 2024

Darren Waterston
Field 1, 2024
Oil on wood panel
18 x 18 inches

Darren Waterston Chimera (wave), 2024

Darren Waterston
Chimera (wave), 2024
Watercolor and gouache on rag paper
13 1/4 x 30 inches
Framed: 19 19/50 x 36 13/100 inches 

Darren Waterston Cyclops Dreaming, 2020

Darren Waterston
Cyclops Dreaming, 2020
Oil on wood panel
36 x 18 inches

Darren Waterston Metamorphose Trilogy 2, 2024

Darren Waterston
Metamorphose Trilogy 2, 2024
Oil on wood panel
36 x 36 inches

Darren Waterston Illumination Study 2, 2024

Darren Waterston
Illumination Study 2, 2024
Watercolor and gouache on rag paper
16 x 12 inches

Darren Waterston Field 3, 2024

Darren Waterston
Field 3, 2024
Oil on wood panel
18 x 18 inches

Darren Waterston The Moon is a Girl, 2024

Darren Waterston
The Moon is a Girl, 2024
Watercolor and gouache on rag paper
19 3/4 x 13 3/4 inches
Framed: 26 1/4 x 20 1/4 inches

Biography

Darren Waterston has been exhibiting his paintings, works on paper, and installations in the U.S. and abroad since the early 1990s. Recent exhibition highlights include: Darren Waterston’s Filthy Lucre: Whistler’s Peacock Room Reimagined at Victoria and Albert Museum (2020); Peacock Room REMIX: Darren Waterston’s Filthy Lucre at The Smithsonian Institution’s Freer/Sackler Galleries (2016); Uncertain Beauty at Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (2014); Forest Eater at The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu (2011); and Splendid Grief: The Afterlife of Leland Stanford Jr. (2009), an installation at The Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University, CA.  

In 2007 CHARTA published a monograph on the artist, “Darren Waterston: Representing the Invisible”, and in 2013 Prestel published a collaboration between the artist and poet Mark Doty, “A Swarm, A Flock, a Host: A Compendium of Creatures.” “Darren Waterston: Filthy Lucre,” was published by Skira Rizzoli in association with MASS MoCA and the Freer/Sackler in 2014. In 2020 Victoria and Albert Museum published “Darren Waterston’s Filthy Lucre: Whistler’s Peacock Room Reimagined.”

Waterston’s artwork is included in numerous permanent collections including the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles; Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco; New York Public Library, New York City; The Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles; Seattle Art Museum, Seattle; and Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

He graduated with a BFA from the Otis Art Institute in 1988, having previously studied at the Akademie der Künste and the Hochschule für Bildende Künste,both in Germany.

Waterston currently lives and works in Kinderhook, New York.

Darren Waterston: A Life in Fields

Darren Waterston: A Life in Fields

Visual Art Source | By DeWitt Cheng

May 18, 2024

An Interview with Darren Waterston

An Interview with Darren Waterston

Berggruen Gallery

April 25, 2024