Matthew Deleget, Zero Sum, 2014 Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art

Top 10 Artists to Watch at the Whitney Biennial
By David Everitt Howe
ARTPHAIRE
March 7, 2014
www.artphaire.com/top-10-artists-watch-2014-whitney-biennial

The 2014 Whitney Biennial opens today with three outside curators, Stuart Comer, Anthony Elms and Michelle Grabner sharing programming of this prestigious spring show. We’ve dug deep to highlight ten of the 103 artists we think you should look out for on your visit.

Matthew Deleget (#6)
Making painting something of a contact sport, Matthew Deleget’s canvases are beat with a hammer, literally, wrapped in rolls of brightly colored masking tape, or simply spray painted directly on the wall. The result is their monochromatic color bleeds onto the gallery wall, and playfully subvert the medium in strikingly beautiful ways…

Image:
Matthew Deleget
Zero-Sum (detail), 2011-present
42 discounted & discarded art publications, vitrine
Site-specific installation for the Whitney Museum
Dimensions variable

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