Biography

Matt Phillips is a Brooklyn-based painter, a fellow of the Mac Dowell Colony, Yaddo, and AIR Serenbe, and a professor of art at FIT in New York City.

In the recent interview "The Spacetime of Fine Art", for Nautilus, the artist spoke about his work.

In my own paintings, I try to hold and release time for the viewer. Many of my works have no preconceived image or preliminary drawings. Instead, I just begin working directly on a canvas. Then by adjusting the composition, revising color, painting over, and course correcting, a painting begins to tighten its orbit around a subject. This process mirrors music composition, in which disparate notes are found, revised, and placed into sequence until they create tension and resonance. 

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Artworks

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Refuge, 2017

41 x 51 cm

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Untitled, 2017

41 x 51 cm

Journal

Events, Posted on 10/02/2019

CELLAR CONTEMPORARY GOES TO CAPE TOWN

by ILARIA BARRO

From February 14th to 17th Cellar Contemporary will join Investec Cape Town Art Fair 2019, the main contemporary art fair of Africa

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