alex kuno

MAY YOU LIVE IN INTERESTING TIMES

feature exhibition

Opening October 22nd, 2021

Arch Enemy Arts is proud to present ‘May You Live In Interesting Times’, a new feature series from Saint Paul based artist Alex Kuno. Through this new collection of works Alex puts emphasis on the realization that we’re never going to live in what we considered “normal” time ever again. The title of the exhibition refers to an English translation from what is believed to be a Chinese curse. Seemingly a blessing, the expression is used more ironically, and Alex visually translates this duality in his new body of work. His painting “Voyager” depicts a tranquil woman floating up into a lush garden. A sadness lingers in the figure’s eyes as she gazes off into the distance. Looking deeper we notice the garden is upside-down. Perhaps she isn’t floating. Is she falling? While talking about his new series of paintings Alex writes, “I think it generally kind of marks the beginning of a change in how I approach my work; I feel a need going forward to more directly record this moment in time, to mark how quickly people are changing/ transforming/ adapting in a new reality where reality itself is changing faster than our brains and bodies can handle.”.

ALEX KUNO's feature will be physically on view from October 22nd - November 18th, 2021.
Sold works will begin to ship the week of November 29th unless other rush shipping arrangements have been made.

All pieces marked with a red dot have been sold.

Most pieces are eligible for payment plan options, email to inquire.

Alex Kuno
Alex Kuno

"Voyager" (2021) watercolor on paper mounted to panel 14" x 18" $700 USD

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Alex Kuno
Alex Kuno

"Leviathan" (2021) watercolor, colored pencil on paper mounted to panel 16" x 20" $800 USD

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Alex Kuno
Alex Kuno

"Transmission" (2021) watercolor, colored pencils on paper mounted to panel 20" x 24" $1200 USD

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Alex Kuno
Alex Kuno

"Red Drum" (2021) watercolor, colored pencils on paper mounted to panel 12" x 24" $800 USD

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Alex Kuno
Alex Kuno

"We Do Not Yet Know What We Are Seeing" (2021) watercolor, colored pencils on paper mounted to panel 14" x 18" $700 USD

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Alex Kuno
Alex Kuno

"Comet Fish, 1" (2021) watercolor on paper mounted to panel 6" tondo $175

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Alex Kuno
Alex Kuno

"Comet Fish, 2" (2021) watercolor on paper mounted to panel 6" tondo $175

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PAST CATALOG WORKS

all items marked with a red dot have been sold

Alex Kuno
Alex Kuno

"The Agnost" (2021) pencils on paper, mounted on panel, varnished 16" x 16" $1250 USD

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Alex Kuno
Alex Kuno

"The Watcher" (2019) graphite, charcoal on paper mounted to panel 16" x 20" $800 USD

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Alex Kuno
Alex Kuno

"Mapmaker" (2019) watercolor, gouache 9.5" x 11.5" framed to 15" x 17" $450 USD

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Alex Kuno
Alex Kuno

"The Creek" (2021) oil on Arches Oil Paper mounted on board 8" x 10" framed 14" x 16" $800 USD

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Alex Kuno
Alex Kuno

"The Empath" (2020) oil, metal leaf on panel 12" x 12" $1000 USD

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Alex Kuno
Alex Kuno

"Afterglow" (2020) oil on linen on panel 16" x 20" framed to 19" x 23" $800 USD

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Alex Kuno
Alex Kuno

"The Secret Knife" (2020) oil on panel 20" x 20" $1500 USD

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Alex Kuno
Alex Kuno

"Mumble Peg" (2019) oil and gold leaf on panel 12" x 14.5" $850 USD

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