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Roger Boyce
Untitled
1990


Project Area:  Hollywood
Project:  Extra Space Storage
Project Location:  1860 N. Vine Street
Project Type:  Developer Initiated

Description:

Located on the Extra Space Storage building at Franklin Avenue and Vine Street is Roger Boyce's colorful sculptural cut-out of workers lifting and stacking boxes.  The artist creates a three-dimensional effect on this two-dimensional artwork through his use of various shades of color. 

The artwork is affixed to the upper story of the building so that it can be viewed from street level as well as from the nearby Hollywood Freeway when traveling South.

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Artist Profile

Presently, Roger Boyce is a senior lecturer in Painting at the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand.  In addition to the artist’s current teaching position he has also taught studio and seminar courses at Smith College, Princeton University, and Carnegie Mellon University.  Boyce has been included in several exhibitions including: São Paulo Bienal, Brazil; the New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York; Creative Time, New York; and Otis Parsons Art Institute.  The artist’s work is in the permanent collections of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; the Corcoran Gallery of Art; the De Young Museum; and the Lubelski Foundation, Germany.  Boyce has been awarded a Pollock - Krasner Foundation Fellowship, a Mid-Atlantic Foundation National Endowment to the Arts Grant, a Harnish Foundation Fellowship, and a Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Nomination for his bold use of color and imagery.