Monday, 31 October 2011

Matt Connors, 'Gas...telephone...one hundred rubles..', Dusseldorf, Germany

Matt Connors, 'Slow Return' 2010
Some interesting ideas raised at the recent abstractions of Matt Connors exhibition in Germany at Kunsthalle Dusseldorf until 20th November. 'At a time in which the undetermined and personal nature of abstraction is no longer a given, or as Hamza Walker asks, “once abstraction has acquired legibility, is there such a thing as abstract painting?”...'

Matt Connors, 'Red'  oil on canvas, 2010
Matt Connors’ pictures address the 'objectness of painting and the slippage between abstraction and representation while at the same time negotiating the idiosyncrasies of individual vision and creativity'. His works have been seen in solo exhibitions at 'CANADA' in New York, 'The Breeder' in Athens and in the fall will be the subject of an upcoming solo exhibition at Lutgen Miejar in Berlin...

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