Philip Taaffe

American , 1955 -

Philip Taaffe was born in Elizabeth, New Jersey in 1955. He studied at Cooper Union in New York and he has most recently lived and worked in New York. In the beginning of his career, he drew inspiration from Barnett Newman, Ellsworth Kelly and various Op Art artists.

Taaffee incorporates numerous historical and cultural influences in his work, including calligraphy and ornamentation from North Africa, woodblocks from India, swordguards from Japan, Islamic architecture and textile design from Eastern Europe.
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Project for Planthouse (#02)

2014

Carolina Nitsch

$2,200 - $5,500

Ornamental

2011

Brand X Editions, Ltd.

Price upon request

Ornamental III

2011

Brand X Editions, Ltd.

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Ornamental II

2011

Brand X Editions, Ltd.

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Ornamental I

2011

Brand X Editions, Ltd.

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Luna Park

2004

Brand X Editions, Ltd.

Price upon request