Math Bass

American, b. 1981

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Math Bass

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American, b. 1981

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1.5k
Biography

The Los Angeles-based artist Math Bass began their career primarily as a performance artist, but they have since expanded their practice to include painting, sculpture, and video. Bass, who explores a myriad of themes in their work, is broadly interested in playing with the tension between movement and containment. Bass's compositions feature ambiguous content, lending themselves to different interpretations of the same image. In the well-known painting series “Newz!,” Bass employs the symbols and colors of sign systems to create a visual lexicon of their own.

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Biography

The Los Angeles-based artist Math Bass began their career primarily as a performance artist, but they have since expanded their practice to include painting, sculpture, and video. Bass, who explores a myriad of themes in their work, is broadly interested in playing with the tension between movement and containment. Bass's compositions feature ambiguous content, lending themselves to different interpretations of the same image. In the well-known painting series “Newz!,” Bass employs the symbols and colors of sign systems to create a visual lexicon of their own.

Career Highlights
Learn more about artist insights.
Top emerging
Emerging representation
Represented by up-and-coming galleries.
User
Solo show at a major institution
MoMA PS1, and 3 more
Group
Group show at a major institution
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 1 more
Publication
Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum, and 1 more
Fair
Included in a major biennial
Made in L.A.
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