Matthew Craven

January 14 - February 20, 2016

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Asya Geisberg Gallery is proud to present “QUIET EARTH”, an exhibition of works on paper by Matthew Craven. Craven combines found images of antiquity with abstract hand-drawn patterns of ambiguous origin, and often paints walls to emphasize oblique aesthetic choices that personalize his project. Voracious in his curiosity and controlled in his choice of placement and mark, the artist creates enigmatic combinations, that despite their encyclopedic nature, force curiosity about each specific reference.
In “QUIET EARTH”, a series of same-sized works rhythmically repeats a flattening of time and scale. Guessing at the origin of each image takes the viewer on a trajectory, decoding...

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