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Over the Influence is pleased to present a solo exhibition of new works by Aaron Johnson. The exhibition “Cosmic Devotion” will include a series of new works on canvas.

Press Release

Aaron Johnson’s work presents a spontaneous approach to painting that favors unpredictability and fluidity. Working on raw canvas with washes of color, Johnson creates an enigmatic visual experience. The paintings vibrate with loose representations of ethereal figures that dissolve into hazes of disembodied color, juicy luminosity, and radiant blurs. His technique pays reverence to the abstract …

Aaron Johnson’s work presents a spontaneous approach to painting that favors unpredictability and fluidity. Working on raw canvas with washes of color, Johnson creates an enigmatic visual experience. The paintings vibrate with loose representations of ethereal figures that dissolve into hazes of disembodied color, juicy luminosity, and radiant blurs. His technique pays reverence to the abstract expressionism of Color Field painting, in combination with an eccentric mode of figuration. The works call on a range of influences from Helen Frankenthaler and Rothko on one end of the spectrum to …

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833 East 3rd Street
Los Angeles, CA, US
Tue – Sun, 11AM – 6PM