Chris Martin (artist)

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Chris Martin (born 1954) is an artist based in Brooklyn. Martin was born in Washington DC. He makes abstract paintings with elements of collage which reference New Age and nature imagery.[1] Martin is influenced by artists such as Paul Feeley, Yayoi Kusama, Alfred Jensen and others who are also concerned with the formal qualities of painting.[2]

Selected exhibitions[edit]

1989

  • Lannan Acquisitions, La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, California

1990

  • Provocative Abstraction: New Painting New York, Karl Bornstein Gallery, Santa Monica

1991

  • Young American Painters, Tavelli Gallery, Aspen
  • Visions/Revisions: Selections from the Contemporary Collection, The Denver Museum, Colorado

1993

  • Seven Rooms/Seven Shows, PS1 Museum, Long Island City

1994

  • Le Temps d’un Dessin, Gallerie de l’Ecole des Beaux Arts, Lorient

2001

  • Expanding Tradition, Deutsche Bank Gallery, New York

2004

  • In Face of Silence, Karl Ernst Osthaus Museum, Hagen
  • Naked, June Fitzpatrick Gallery, Portland

2005

  • Field Questions, Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, University of the Arts, Philadelphia

2006

  • Getting It Right, OSP Gallery, Boston

2007

  • Painting as Fact – Fact as Fiction, de Pury & Luxembourg, Zurich
  • Heralds of Creative Anachronism, D'Amelio Terras, New York
  • Block Party II: An Exhibition of Drawings, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles

2008

  • Unnameable Things, Artspace, New Haven
  • Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York

2011

  • Painting Big, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC [3] z
  • Staring at the Sun, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany

2012

  • Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium
  • Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York

References[edit]

  1. ^ Smith, Roberta, NYTimes.com
  2. ^ Artlog.com
  3. ^ "Chris Martin: Painting Big". Corcoran Gallery of Art. Retrieved 2011-08-26. 

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