Matthew Deleget, War Monochromes, 2011, Fluorescent orange spray paint on canvases and wall, Dimensions variable; Installation view at Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York

A Slice of Splendor: Johnson Museum Showcases American Abstract Artists
by Wylie Schwartz
Ithaca Times
February 16, 2011

“…The spirit of the avant-garde, under which American abstract art came to exist, continues to manifest itself in much of the recent work on display. In Matthew Deleget’s War Monochromes (2007-11), six squares painted with fluorescent orange spray paint suggest the abstract potential for graffiti art; the radiant color spills off the canvas and onto the wall, evoking a recent trend in street art where abstract interventions rather than empirical messages or text open up exciting new realms of possibility…”

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Matthew Deleget
War Monochromes, 2011
Fluorescent orange spray paint on canvases and wall
Dimensions variable

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