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Peter D Harris  Toronto, ON, Canada

'Okonomi house'
Oil on canvas
'Deutsche bank (Nighthawks)'
Oil on canvas

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About Peter D

Peter Harris is an artist based in Toronto, ON, Canada.

Peter’s work has focused on the urban landscape, painted at night and devoid of human presence, for over a decade. His recent paintings contemplate how ideas of landscape painting have evolved over time, and the approach taken by artists of the past. The paintings take a voyeuristic look at modernist architecture and depict the iconic paintings of Edward Hopper hanging in the interiors. The resulting contrast between two differing takes on the urban landscape becomes a conversation between artists, an acknowledgment of the history of the genre, and a meditation on the relevance of past work to a contemporary audience.

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"well done"

"I love the movement created with the sweeping brushstrokes."

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