Hernan Bas

November 18, 2020 through April 3, 2022

Hernan Bas (b. 1978, Miami, FL / lives and works in Miami, FL, and Detroit, MI) is one of South Florida’s most celebrated artists. Bas’ work incorporates romantic and classical images, finding inspiration in fashion, Goth culture, and children’s mystery books, including The Hardy Boys. Painting in the early years of Bas' career, the drawings and paintings presented in this exhibition may be read as an allegory of the stages of human life from childhood to youth adolescence. 

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Sunbathing (Rooftop VT), 2001
water-based oil on paper
5 1/2 x 7 1/2 in. (14 x 9 cm)
acquired in 2002
Bas Hernan Sunbathing RoofTopVT 300

 

Twin Locket Mystery, 2001
water-based oil on paper
11 1/4 x 7 3/8 in. (28.6 x 18.7 cm)
acquired in 2002
Bas Hernan TwinLocketMystery 300

 

Reading Wilde (Haunted by Boise), 2001
water-based oil on paper
9 5/8 x 8 3/4 in. (24.4 x 22.3 cm)
acquired in 2002
Bas Hernan ReadingWilde 300

 

Untitled (Tree House), 2001
water-based oil on paper
7 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. (19 x 4.2 cm)
acquired in 2002
Bas Hernan Untitled TreeHouse 300

 

Possessed/Poltergeist, 2001
water-based oil on paper
14 x 12 1/2 in. (35.6 x 31.8 cm)
acquired in 2002
Bas Hernan PosessedPoltergeist 300

 

The Secret of the Grave, 2001
water-based oil on paper
9 1/4 x 7 1/2 in. (23.5 x 19 cm)
acquired in 2002
Bas Hernan TheSecretOfTheGrave 300

 

Floating in the Dead Sea with Ghost Ship Pirated by Hedi Slimane, 2003
acrylic, watercolor, pencil and collage on paper
30 x 22 1/2 in. (76.2 x 56 cm)
acquired in 2004
Bas Hernan FloatingInTheDeadSea 300

 

The Loveliest Song, 2003
acrylic, watercolor and pencil on paper
30 x 22 1/2 in. (76.2 x 56 cm)
acquired in 2004
Bas Hernan TheLoveliestSong 300

  

The Swan Prince, 2004
acrylic and gouache on canvas
30 x 40 in. (76.2 x 101.5 cm)
acquired in 2004
Bas Hernan TheSwanPrince 300

 

The Revolution, 2005
acrylic and gouache on panel
12 x 10 in. (31 x 25.4 cm)
acquired in 2005
Bas Hernan TheRevolution 300

 

Vesuvius, 2005
acrylic, gouache on water-based oil on panel
48 x 36 in. (122 x 91.4 cm)
acquired in 2005
Bas Hernan Vesuvius 300

 

The Blue Line, 2005-2006
acrylic, gouache, and water-based oil and collage on paper
12 x 10 in. (31 x 25.4 cm)
acquired in 2006
Bas Hernan TheBlueLine 300

 

The Prude Listening to Love Songs, 2005-2006
acrylic and gouache on linen
12 x 9 in. (31 x 22.9 cm)
acquired in 2006
Bas Hernan ThePrudeListeningToLoveSongs 300

 

Untitled (Harlequin), 2006
acrylic, gouache and oil pastel on linen
12 x 9 in. (31 x 22.9 cm)
acquired in 2006
Bas Hernan Untitled Harlequin 300

 

The Great Barrier Wreath, 2006
acrylic, gouache and oil pastel on linen over three panels
66 x 144 1/8 in. (167.6 x 366.1 cm)
acquired in 2006
Bas Hernan TheGreatBarrierWreath 300

 

The Burden (I Shall Leave No Memoirs), 2006
acrylic and gouache on linen
20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
acquired in 2006
Bas Hernan TheBurden 300

 

The Ribbons After the Party, 2006
acrylic, gouache, and water-based oil on panel
12 x 10 in. (31 x 25.4 cm)
acquired in 2006
Bas Hernan TheRibbonsAfterTheParty 300

 

Mephistopheles at 17 (In His Weed Garden), 2007
acrylic and gouache on linen
24 x 20 in. (61 x 50.8 cm)
acquired in 2007
Bas Hernan MephistophelesAt17 300

 

The Immaculate Lactation of Saint Bernard, 2007
acrylic and gouache on linen
50 x 40 in. (127 x 101.6 cm)
acquired in 2007
Bas Hernan TheImmaculateLactation 300