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About David Collins

In David Collins' abstracted, geometric paintings, brightly colored planes are simultaneously assembled and fragmented, at once recalling familiar forms and challenging them as shapes disperse into space. Collins explores the fluidity and unreliability of memory by depicting complex, piecemeal recollections of specific places. He shares his family's history in Cold War-era technology, often referencing airports, construction zones, and other industrial sites in addition to domestic interiors. His paintings include wallpaper samples in patterns that reference specific memories of his life; as they split into pieces, they reveal otherwise hidden elements and suggest exterior realms beyond the limitations of a single chamber.

American, b. 1966

Group Shows on Artsy

2016
When Nature Resumes Her Loveliness, Susan Eley Fine Art, New York
2015
ONE OF ONE, Susan Eley Fine Art, New York
2014
Elements of Domesticity, Susan Eley Fine Art, New York
2012
Architectural Musings, Susan Eley Fine Art, New York