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Zak Prekop

American, b. 1979

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Zak Prekop

American, b. 1979

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One of the new group of painters who have a casual, off-hand aesthetic, Zac Prekop makes challenging paintings with such a deft, light touch that they are often barely discernible. Sometimes called non-paintings, Prekop’s images are like hints or traces—they look visually confused and deceptively thin. On closer inspection, nearly imperceptible layers of monochromatic paint delineate grid structures and subtle color fluctuations that sometimes generate the illusion of light. Although Prekop’s endeavor may seem half-hearted and tentative, he elegantly captures the uncertainty and disappointment of his generation.

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MoMA PS1
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Artforum, and 2 more
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Greater New York
Biography

One of the new group of painters who have a casual, off-hand aesthetic, Zac Prekop makes challenging paintings with such a deft, light touch that they are often barely discernible. Sometimes called non-paintings, Prekop’s images are like hints or traces—they look visually confused and deceptively thin. On closer inspection, nearly imperceptible layers of monochromatic paint delineate grid structures and subtle color fluctuations that sometimes generate the illusion of light. Although Prekop’s endeavor may seem half-hearted and tentative, he elegantly captures the uncertainty and disappointment of his generation.

Career Highlights
Learn more about artist insights.
Group
Group show at a major institution
MoMA PS1
Publication
Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum, and 2 more
Fair
Included in a major biennial
Greater New York
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