20200912 - Liberty on the Horizon Charles Mayton | PLATFORM

Details:

This intimate painting of a streetscape is translated from a digital snapshot, part of a series featuring urban, rural and suburban locales.
Framed: 20.4 x 16.4 in.

① Artwork:

20200912 - Liberty on the Horizon

This intimate painting of a street is based on a digital snapshot. The artist painted this work while looking at the image on his phone screen, a translation process that edits, loses, exaggerates and abstracts information. This work is part of a series of paintings made from photos taken over the span of a year. The images are of urban, rural and suburban locales, creating a timeline that cuts across different sites and terrains.

Specs:

12 inches
16 inches
with frame
16.4 inches
20.4 inches

③ Artist:

Charles Mayton

Charles Mayton’s paintings address contemporary image culture through digital media and painterly abstraction. Mayton has shied away from adopting a fixed style over his career. Instead, he focuses on questioning the disruptions in the history of painting while reflecting on the nature of painting itself.

④ Additional:

Exhibitions

New York, David Lewis, Charles Mayton: androiid, 2021

Charles Mayton:
20200912 - Liberty on the Horizon, 2020
Acrylic gouache on paper
16.0 × 12.0 inches /
Charles Mayton:
20200912 - Liberty on the Horizon, 2020
Acrylic gouache on paper
16.0 × 12.0 inches /
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