Monday, May 21, 2012

BEAUTY: Painting--Matt Duffin

Matt Duffin's encaustic wax paintings are atmospheric, creepy, and transfixing. Lone toys stranded in darkened rooms speaks to a David-Lynchian unease, and a dissolution of the innocence of childhood. On a more immediate level, I get the sense that a child has ventured into one of these rooms, but will not be coming out...

Top to bottom: Apparition; Backpedal; Ducking Out; untitled; untitled

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