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Dashiell Manley

American, b. 1983

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Dashiell Manley

American, b. 1983

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Dashiell Manley’s paintings are not strictly paintings, but rather multimedia and multi-dimensional objects. He is known particularly for his double-sided works of canvas and glass, packed with layers of spillage, abstraction, representational imagery, scribbles, and illegible text. He is also known for creating videos employing a similar density of imagery; these are laboriously composed stop-motion films, each made from a large volume of still photographs Manley has taken. Manley also creates site-specific installations that occasionally serve as the set or characters in performances; the most infamous of these includes a bathtub-sized construction that resembles half an oyster shell, re-made in several iterations and featuring extensively in Manley’s films and performances.

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Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), and 1 more
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Biography

Dashiell Manley’s paintings are not strictly paintings, but rather multimedia and multi-dimensional objects. He is known particularly for his double-sided works of canvas and glass, packed with layers of spillage, abstraction, representational imagery, scribbles, and illegible text. He is also known for creating videos employing a similar density of imagery; these are laboriously composed stop-motion films, each made from a large volume of still photographs Manley has taken. Manley also creates site-specific installations that occasionally serve as the set or characters in performances; the most infamous of these includes a bathtub-sized construction that resembles half an oyster shell, re-made in several iterations and featuring extensively in Manley’s films and performances.

Career Highlights
Learn more about artist insights.
Established
Established representation
Represented by industry leading galleries.
Group
Group show at a major institution
Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), and 1 more
Publication
Reviewed by a major art publication
frieze
Fair
Included in a major biennial
Whitney Biennial, and 1 more
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