Jack Pierson, ‘Boy’, 1999, Phillips

Signed, titled and dated in black ink on the reverse, framed.

About Jack Pierson

Jack Pierson works in photography, sculpture, installation, painting, bookmaking and drawing, but is best known for the re-appropriation of commercial signage and large-scale vintage lettering, which he uses to create evocative word-sculptures and installations. Calligraphic, brightly colored, with references to both Minimalism and Pop, Pierson’s signage fragments reference the distinctly American road-side decay of old highways like Route 66. Despite his sly sense of irony and humor, Pierson’s work has always been imbued with a sense of longing, loss, melancholy, and disillusionment.

American, b. 1960, Plymouth, Massachusetts, based in New York, NY; Southern California

Solo Shows

2014
Brussels,
Jack Pierson: Folded Photographs

Group Shows

2018
2016
New York,
Shrines to Speed Art And The Automobile: From The Minimal To The Postmodern
2015
Acme Fine Art, 
Boston,
Summer Salon 2015
2015
Acme Fine Art, 
Boston,
2014
Nuremberg,
Fashion Photography
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