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FLATLAND by Jonathan Chapline, an immersive solo project presented by The Hole

Press Release

JONATHAN CHAPLINE
b. 1987 Waco, Texas

FLATLAND, 2018

For his first European solo booth presentation, emerging American artist Jonathan Chapline transforms the space into a ‘‘Flatland’’ of 2D-3D hybrids.

The paintings on panel seem chiseled into existence along strict perspectival planes, a la Mernet Larsen or Avery Singer, a digital imaging style evolved from 3D rendering programs. The visual …

JONATHAN CHAPLINE
b. 1987 Waco, Texas

FLATLAND, 2018

For his first European solo booth presentation, emerging American artist Jonathan Chapline transforms the space into a ‘‘Flatland’’ of 2D-3D hybrids.

The paintings on panel seem chiseled into existence along strict perspectival planes, a la Mernet Larsen or Avery Singer, a digital imaging style evolved from 3D rendering programs. The visual absurdity of rendering in clunky, wooden 3D a fern, a banana or a human breast is part of the humor of the works, whereas the moody palette and narrow tonal range give a more surrealist edge to the scenes.

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Location

Booth B02