John Sparagana

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John Sparagana

Self Portrait in Dub, #7
2019
archival inkjet prints, sliced and mixed on paper
51 x 39 1/2 inches

John Sparagana

Self Portrait in Dub, #9
2019
archival inkjet prints, sliced and marked on paper
89 1/2 x 69 inches

John Sparagana

Self Portrait in Dub, #4
2019
archival inkjet print, sliced and mixed on paper
53 3/4 x 51 1/2 inches

John Sparagana

Self Portrait in Dub, #6
2019
archival inkjet prints, sliced and mixed on paper
61 x 48 1/2 inches

John Sparagana

Self Portrait in Dub, #11
2019
archival inkjet prints, sliced and mixed on paper
89 1/2 x 70 1/2 inches

John Sparagana

Self Portrait in Dub, #12
2019
archival inkjet prints, sliced and mixed on paper
95 1/2 x 71 3/4 inches

John Sparagana

Self Portrait in Dub, #10
2019
archival inkjet prints, sliced and mixed on paper
53 x 41 inches

John Sparagana

Self Portrait in Dub, #8
2019
archival inkjet prints, sliced and mixed on paper
52 1/2 x 39 3/4 inches

John Sparagana

Self Portrait in Dub, #1
2019
archival inkjet prints, sliced and mixed on paper
52 1/2 x 40 1/8 inches

John Sparagana

Themesong Variations (empty speech)
2015
Archival inkjet prints, sliced and mixed on paper, mounted on dibond
70 x 52 inches

John Sparagana

Kazimir Malevich Flying Rectangles, Albert Oehlen Poster Fragment, Rick Rubin
2014
sixteen fatigued magazine pages with oil stick, sliced and mixed on paper
44 x 33 inches

John Sparagana

Der Spiegel (Time Magazine) with Burgoyne Diller Composition @38%
2013
fatigued, sliced, mixed magazine pages with oil stick on paper
42 x 32 inches

John Sparagana

Der Spiegel (Time Magazine Pop Chart) with Burgoyne Diller Composition @25%
2013
fatigued, sliced, mixed magazine pages with oil stick on paper
46 x 34 inches

John Sparagana

Der Spiegel (Headlock) with 25% Kazimir Malevich
2013
fatigued magazine pages with oil stick, sliced and mixed, on paper
43 1/4 x 31 3/4 inches

John Sparagana

Der Spiegel with Malevich Flying Rectangles @25% and Malevich White Cross @25%
2013
fatigued, sliced, mixed magazine pages with oil stick on paper
48 x 36 inches

John Sparagana

Der Spiegel with 25% Kazimir Malevich and 25% Burgoyne Diller
2013
fatigued magazine pages with oil stick, sliced and mixed, on paper
43 3/4 x 31 3/4 inches

John Sparagana

Der Spiegel with Burgoyne Diller
2013
fatigued magazine pages with oil stick, sliced and mixed, on paper
43 x 31 3/4 inches

John Sparagana

Crowds & Powder: Times Square Crowd
2013
fatigued magazine pages with oil stick, sliced and mixed, on paper
20 x 32 inches
signed on verso

John Sparagana

Esopus: Myanmar Crowd
2013
sliced and mixed magazine pages with oil stick on paper
20 x 32 inches

John Sparagana

Crowds & Powder: The Revolutionaries 2
2013
fatigued magazine pages with oil stick, sliced and mixed, on paper
21 x 31 1/2 inches

John Sparagana

Esopus: The Revolutionaries
2013
fatigued, sliced, and mixed magazine pages with oil stick on paper
20 x 32 inches

John Sparagana

Tahrir Square/Superman
2013
archival injket prints sliced and mixed on paper
60 x 132 inches

John Sparagana

Esopus: Kennedy Brothers
2013
sliced and mixed inkjet prints with oil stick on paper
64 x 98 inches

John Sparagana

Crowds & Powder: American Soldier and Afghanis
2013
archival inkjet prints with oil stick, sliced and mixed, on paper
21 1/2 x 31 1/4 inches

John Sparagana

Untitled (Jack Bobby Teddy, Hyannis Port 1960)
2013
fatigued, sliced, and mixed magazine pages with oil stick on paper
20 x 32 inches

John Sparagana

Crowds & Powder: Tahrir Square
2013
magazine pages with oil stick, sliced and mixed, on paper
20 1/2 x 33 inches
signed on verso

John Sparagana

Crowds & Powder: The Revolutionaries
2013
archival inkjet prints with oil stick, sliced and mixed, on paper
58 x 92 inches

John Sparagana

Crowds & Powder: The Revolutionaries (detail)
2013
archival inkjet prints with oil stick, sliced and mixed, on paper
58 x 92 inches

John Sparagana

Der Spiegel, 16-2-2012
2012
fatigued, sliced, and mixed magazine pages on paper
42 5/8 x 31 1/2 inches

John Sparagana

Der Spiegel, 12-3-2012
2012
fatigued, sliced, and mixed magazine pages on paper
42 3/4 x 32 3/4 inches

John Sparagana

Der Spiegel, 13-1-2012
2012
fatigued, sliced, and mixed magazine pages on paper
42 5/8 x 30 7/8 inches

John Sparagana

Der Spiegel, 20-11-2011
2011
fatigued, sliced, and mixed magazine pages on paper
43 1/2 x 31 1/2 inches

John Sparagana

Cairo, Tahrir Square Protest/Kazimir Malevich, 'Suprematist Painting'
2011
sliced and mixed archival inkjet prints, acrylic on paper
92 1/2 x 62 1/2 inches

John Sparagana

Teddy Kennedy Funeral/Andy Warhol, 'Flowers', 1964
2011
sliced and mixed inkjet prints with oil pastel on paper
21 x 31 3/4 inches

John Sparagana

Reverse Teddy Kennedy Funeral/Andy Warhol, 'Flowers', 1964
2011
sliced and mixed inkjet prints with oil pastel on paper
21 x 31 3/4 inches

John Sparagana

Untitled BTE #9: Teddy Kennedy Funeral/Andy Warhol ‘Flowers,’ 1964
2010 - 2011
sliced & mixed inkjet prints & oil pastel on paper
21 x 31 3/4 inches

John Sparagana

Untitled BTE #9: Teddy Kennedy Funeral/Andy Warhol ‘Flowers,’ 1964 (detail)
2010 - 2011
sliced & mixed inkjet prints & oil pastel on paper
21 x 31 3/4 inches

John Sparagana
New York City, May 2, 2011/Morris Louis "Unfurled" (1960) - variation
2011
fatigued, sliced, and mixed magazine pages with acrylic paint
18 1/4 x 30 inches

John Sparagana

Warhol: Kennedy (Blue)
2010
sliced and mixed inkjet prints and oil pastel on paper
20 x 30 1/2 inches

John Sparagana
Post Earthquake Haiti/Frank Stella, ‘Arundel Castle,’ 1959, Helio Oiticia, ‘Metesquema,’ 1958
2010 - 2012
sliced and mixed inkjet prints and oil pastel on paper
58 1/4 x 43 3/4 inches

John Sparagana
Post Earthquake Haiti/Frank Stella, ‘Arundel Castle,’ 1959, Helio Oiticia, ‘Metesquema,’ 1958 (details)
2010 - 2012
sliced and mixed inkjet prints and oil pastel on paper
58 1/4 x 43 3/4 inches

John Sparagana

Untitled (Helio Oiticica)
2010
magazine pages, oil pastel, and mylar on paper
20 x 32 inches

John Sparagana

Untitled BTE #5: Post Earthquake Haiti/Frank Stella, ’Die Fahne Hoch,’ 1959, Hélio Oiticica, ’Metesquema,’ 1958
2010
sliced & mixed inkjet prints and oil pastel on paper
58 1/4 x 88 inches

John Sparagana

Untitled BTE #5: Post Earthquake Haiti/Frank Stella, ’Die Fahne Hoch,’ 1959, Hélio Oiticica, ’Metesquema,’ 1958 (detail)
2010
sliced & mixed inkjet prints and oil pastel on paper
58 1/4 x 88 inches

John Sparagana

Untitled (Chase Bank)
2010
magazine pages and reflective mylar on paper
20 x 32 inches

John Sparagana
Untitled BTE #1: South Korean Demonstration Police Crackdown/Ellsworth Kelly, ‘Falcon Study,’ 1959
2010
sliced & mixed inkjet prints and oil pastel on paper
59 3/4 x 44 inches

John Sparagana
Untitled BTE #1: South Korean Demonstration Police Crackdown/Ellsworth Kelly, ‘Falcon Study,’ 1959 (detail)
2010
sliced & mixed inkjet prints and oil pastel on paper
59 3/4 x 44 inches

John Sparagana
Untitled BTE #8: Afghanistan Citizens, American Soldier, Military Transport Vehicle/Helio Oiticica, ‘Metesquema,’ 1957 (three times)
2010
sliced & mixed inkjet prints and oil pastel on paper
58 1/4 x 87 3/4 inches

John Sparagana
Untitled BTE #8: Afghanistan Citizens, American Soldier, Military Transport Vehicle/Helio Oiticica, ‘Metesquema,’ 1957 (three times) (detail)
2010
sliced & mixed inkjet prints and oil pastel on paper
58 1/4 x 87 3/4 inches

John Sparagana
DS 7-8-09
2009
fatigued, sliced, and mixed magazine pages on paper
22 1/4 x 15 3/4 inches

John Sparagana
DS 20-5-09
2009
fatigued, sliced, and mixed magazine pages on paper
22 x 15 1/2 inches

John Sparagana
DS 20-7-09
2009
fatigued, sliced, and mixed magazine pages on paper
22 x 15 1/2 inches

John Sparagana
DS 30-5-09
2009
fatigued, sliced, and mixed magazine pages on paper
22 x 16 inches

John Sparagana
DS 13-6-09
2009
fatigued, sliced, and mixed magazine pages on paper
22 x 16 inches

John Sparagana
The Berlin Suite

2009
set of eight fatigued, sliced, and mixed magazine pages on paper
23 1/4 x 15 1/2 inches each

John Sparagana
The Berlin Suite

2009
set of eight fatigued, sliced, and mixed magazine pages on paper
sheet 1 of 8
23 1/4 x 15 1/2 inches

John Sparagana
The Berlin Suite

2009
set of eight fatigued, sliced, and mixed magazine pages on paper
sheet 2 of 8
23 1/4 x 15 1/2 inches

John Sparagana
The Berlin Suite

2009
set of eight fatigued, sliced, and mixed magazine pages on paper
sheet 3 of 8
23 1/4 x 15 1/2 inches

John Sparagana
The Berlin Suite

2009
set of eight fatigued, sliced, and mixed magazine pages on paper
sheet 4 of 8
23 1/4 x 15 1/2 inches

John Sparagana
The Berlin Suite

2009
set of eight fatigued, sliced, and mixed magazine pages on paper
sheet 5 of 8
23 1/4 x 15 1/2 inches

John Sparagana
The Berlin Suite

2009
set of eight fatigued, sliced, and mixed magazine pages on paper
sheet 6 of 8
23 1/4 x 15 1/2 inches

John Sparagana
The Berlin Suite

2009
set of eight fatigued, sliced, and mixed magazine pages on paper
sheet 7 of 8
23 1/4 x 15 1/2 inches

John Sparagana
The Berlin Suite

2009
set of eight fatigued, sliced, and mixed magazine pages on paper
sheet 8 of 8
23 1/4 x 15 1/2 inches

BIO

b. 1958 Lives in Chicago, Illinois. Works in Chicago, Illinois and Houston, Texas.