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The acrylic on canvass in Loser Every Time are the products of the artist playing simple childhood games by himself on a screen.

Press Release

The acrylic on canvass in Loser Every Time are the products of the artist playing simple childhood games by himself on a screen. Since playing against one's self always ends in simultaneous win-lose outcomes, Murphy's acrylic on canvass work as an oblique metaphor for the majority of studio practice --artists in their studio, artists in their head and even on their phone --playing and …

The acrylic on canvass in Loser Every Time are the products of the artist playing simple childhood games by himself on a screen. Since playing against one's self always ends in simultaneous win-lose outcomes, Murphy's acrylic on canvass work as an oblique metaphor for the majority of studio practice --artists in their studio, artists in their head and even on their phone --playing and planning, scheming and fantasying about ideal acrylic on canvass and definitive outcomes that never happen. By lifting these games and marks off the screen, they transform into diagrams and drawings, and …

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54 Franklin Street
New York, NY, US
Tue through Sat 11 – 6pm with Thu hours extended to 8pm