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Posts Tagged ‘van gogh’

An interview with American artist Matthew Rose

Making sense of the non-sense

Written by Kat Phan


My situation (image courtesy of Matthew Rose)

Matthew Rose is an American artist living in Paris known for his 1,000 piece wall-to-wall collages. On viewing his work, you can’t help but feel as if you are peering into the wrong end of a telescope; the objects look familiar yet distorted, eerie yet beautiful.

His abstract, artistic style presents a surreal and parallel world infused with vibrant colours where he often plays with an unusual fusion of subjects (and by this I mean a man with carrots for his head or a woman who is part-human, part-camera – pretty crazy stuff but in the most fantastic sense!).

For almost three decades, Matthew has been producing installations, which reinforce the connection between imagery and literature in art. His works – many of which are a composite of beautiful colours, visuals and text melting into one another – evoke the genres of 20th century surrealist artists, and several critics have cited his work as demonstrating a ‘dadaist exploration of sense and non-sense'.

Matthew’s installations have featured in galleries and museums across… read more

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