Matt Mignanelli – The Paradigm

“The Paradigm,” the first solo show from painter Matt Mignanelli is on view at Recoat Gallery in Glasgow, Scotland.

Matt Mignanelli - Strength in Numbers - 2010
Matt Mignanelli, Strength in Numbers, acrylic on panel, 2010.

Mignanelli made the trip over to the UK for the exhibition. He painted a mural in the space in addition to hanging a large body of recent works on panel. We Sink Ships Radio has posted an audio interview with the artist along with the proprietors of Recoat.

Matt Mignanelli - Structure - 2009
Matt Mignanelli, Structure, acrylic on panel, 2009.

The dense compositions are gathered personal symbols that collide in unusual ways. The picture plane is further activated by comic styled black line and a day-glo color palette. Initially these reductions seem at odds with the basis of traditional abstraction. The method is the same but the subject matter has jumped from natural concerns to our civilized plastic environment.

Matt Mignanelli - Aqueous - 2009
Matt Mignanelli, Aqueous, acrylic on panel, 2009.

Matt Mignanelli
3 April – 2 May 2010
Recoat Gallery

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