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Moore’s illusory imagery was long centered around his studio in North Philadelphia, but in recent years the artist has relocated to Belfast, Maine—a city which, like Philadelphia, bears traces of its once-booming 19th and 20th century industry.

Press Release

John Moore is a contemporary realist painter whose compositions primarily focus on post-industrial America. His paintings are imbued with the lingering energy of rusting steel, burnished wood, and built-up paint that comprise a familiar contemporary urbanism. In these composite scenes of skylines, city parks, and brick laden interiors, Moore fabricates compositions of physical locations and …

John Moore is a contemporary realist painter whose compositions primarily focus on post-industrial America. His paintings are imbued with the lingering energy of rusting steel, burnished wood, and built-up paint that comprise a familiar contemporary urbanism. In these composite scenes of skylines, city parks, and brick laden interiors, Moore fabricates compositions of physical locations and idealized memories, offering a contemplative renewal of the changing age of industry.

Moore’s illusory imagery was long centered around his studio in North Philadelphia, but in recent years the artist has …

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600 Washington Square South
Philadelphia, PA, US
Monday, Sunday, Closed
Tuesday–Saturday, 10am–6pm