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‘Metaphors’ – Peter Illig and others

Metaphors Exhibit at Walker Gallery A review of my big show at Walker Fine Art in Denver, Colorado. May-June 2017. Paintings that incorporate neon signs. http://www.westword.com/arts/walker-fine-art-exhibits-meagen-svendsen-peter-illig-patricia-finley-9090160

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Shipwreck/Redemption

My large installation at McNichols Building, Denver, 2017. Peter Illig. “Shipwreck/Redemption”.  6′ x 9′ oil and acrylic on canvas with insets on wood, electric neon sign. As in Nabakov’s “Lolita,” Old World sensibilities corrupted (rescued?) by modern America.

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‘Metaphors’ show at Walker Fine Art opens April 28.

The show of my newest paintings with neon signs opens in Denver April 28, 2017. https://www.facebook.com/events/636492713202313/

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Interview with the artist Peter Illig, by Julia Rymer

https://thelovelyview.wordpress.com/2017/03/13/artists-i-know-peter-illig/ J: The fragmentation in your work is emblematic of how we as a society have been cordoned off into groups and tribes, and yet we are trying to work together. Are you seeing new themes and imagery show up … Continue reading

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Video: Paintings, Drawings – Peter ILLIG

I assembled and edited this video containing samples from 20+ years of art making. All art – Peter Illig Music: “Common People” from William Shatner’s 2004 album “Has Been”.

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New work – The Nuts and Bolts

  New painting incorporating neon sign by Peter Illig.   The Nuts and Bolts, 42×54″, oil on wood, with neon sign, 2016.

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from “Full Fathom Five”

Peter Illig is a staple in Denver’s art scene. Having aggressively worked for the last twelve years as an artist, in “Full Fathom Five,” Illig exhibits new works that epitomize his signature style. Known for his use of monochromatic imagery, … Continue reading

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