Author Archives: Austin

The Third Hunger

I’ve been drawing a lot lately and mostly showing these new pieces on Instagram, follow me @austinfurtakcole if you’re interested in seeing more. Thought I’d share a compiled bunch of them here.  

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Austin Furtak-Cole on Duccio di Buoninsegna

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Duccio di Buoninsegna, Rucellai Madonna, 1285, Tempera on panel, 177 x 114 inches I was introduced to this painting in an undergraduate art history survey class and didn’t think much of it. My young self was unable…

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The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser

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The Seventh Seal

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Life in gifs

I created a bunch of new gifs mostly inspired by friends from the past few years, enjoy.    

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Trying my hand at gifs.

I knew my space would be limited when I moved back to Brooklyn, so I’ve had plans to start making some animated gifs. This is my first attempt. (If you want it to stop you can push the esc key, … Continue reading

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Heavy Handed came down about three weeks ago and since then my time my time has been mostly focused on packing.  I’ve decided to move back to Brooklyn, New York at the beginning of January, and although there are a … Continue reading

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Heavy Handed Statement

Heavy Handed has been up for about a week now and I’ve been getting a really positive response, I thought I’d share the statement I wrote for the show and few more images.  Also, for the locals, the next issue … Continue reading

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Heavy Handed

I spent yesterday installing my latest exhibition, Heavy Handed at the Vermont Studio Centers’ Red Mill Gallery. It’s open from November 11th through November 28th, 2013. The reception will be held on November 20th, 7 pm. This will be my … Continue reading

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Control and Meaning

I’ve been doing a lot of mono-prints lately, and I’m excited about them, but my attempt to re-imagine the ideas I’m creating in the drawings/mono-prints continues to stifle me when I try to make new paintings.  The process I’m using … Continue reading

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