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Mark Grotjahn's approach to painting grows out of conceptual practices. Living in Los Angeles, he became intrigued in the mid 1990s by the handmade signs he saw in stores. He began to copy those he liked and presented his versions to the storeowners. hammer.ucla.edu
When considering Mark Grotjahn's distinctively expressive and mysteriously compelling uses of abstraction, standard rules do not apply.
Stephen Friedman Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of new works by American artist Mark Grotjahn.
Grotjahnâ€™s paintings and drawings blur the boundaries between abstraction and representation. The artist combines numerous artistic languages and practices in his work. He believes in a contemplative approach to making art where external influences and internal logic amalgamate to produce work that is intuitive, intricately detailed and exceptionally beautiful. findarticles.com
-Mark Grotjahn: Anton Kernby Johanna Burton
Mark Grotjahn's latest works--a series of variously sized jewel-like monochrome canvases that toy with one-point perspective--are flat-out gorgeous. This should be said right off, since discussions of Grotjahn's work tend to leap quickly into speculation on what lurks (literally and figuratively) behind their surfaces. blumandpoe.com
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