Matthew Conradt, ‘Cement Sucking’, 2014, Muriel Guépin Gallery
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Matthew Conradt

Cement Sucking, 2014

Mixed media on Mylar
47 × 44 in
119.4 × 111.8 cm
$6,500
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Matthew Conradt
American, b. 1983
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In his mixed-media photographs on Mylar, Matthew Conradt employs collage, painting, printing, and erasure to explore issues of class, loss, and memory in popular American image-making. As he explains, “I create large-scale collages by printing found digital images from all kinds of media and photo-transferring them onto Mylar. Through the act of appropriation, I want to show the disparities between the realities of the country and the perceptions we show ourselves. What emerges is an American counter-narrative that is steeped in contradictions.” Conradt is particularly interested in images of labor, production, destruction, and family and community life.

Matthew Conradt, ‘Cement Sucking’, 2014, Muriel Guépin Gallery
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Matthew Conradt
American, b. 1983
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In his mixed-media photographs on Mylar, Matthew Conradt employs collage, painting, printing, and erasure to explore issues of class, loss, and memory in popular American image-making. As he explains, “I create large-scale collages by printing found digital images from all kinds of media and photo-transferring them onto Mylar. Through the act of appropriation, I want to show the disparities between the realities of the country and the perceptions we show ourselves. What emerges is an American counter-narrative that is steeped in contradictions.” Conradt is particularly interested in images of labor, production, destruction, and family and community life.

Matthew Conradt

Cement Sucking, 2014

Mixed media on Mylar
47 × 44 in
119.4 × 111.8 cm
$6,500
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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