Matt Dowman

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matt dowman - Dowman's work incorporates the painterly and the street, high art and popular culture, expressionism and loose figuration in one tumultuous whirl of half-seen stencil, gestural brushstrokes, spraypaint effects and often obscenely coloured and peristaltic intestinal forms that buckle and sway throughout the canvas. His particular blend of fragmented images suggest the constant and fragmented nature of advertising imagery in modern urban life, while those of his works that edge…

matt dowman - Dowman's work incorporates the painterly and the street, high art and popular culture, expressionism and loose figuration in one tumultuous whirl of half-seen stencil, gestural brushstrokes, spraypaint effects and often obscenely coloured and peristaltic intestinal forms that buckle and sway throughout the canvas. His particular blend of fragmented images suggest the constant and fragmented nature of advertising imagery in modern urban life, while those of his works that edge…

matt dowman - Dowman's work incorporates the painterly and the street, high art and popular culture, expressionism and loose figuration in one tumultuous whirl of half-seen stencil, gestural brushstrokes, spraypaint effects and often obscenely coloured and peristaltic intestinal forms that buckle and sway throughout the canvas. His particular blend of fragmented images suggest the constant and fragmented nature of advertising imagery in modern urban life, while those of his works that edge…

matt dowman - Dowman's work incorporates the painterly and the street, high art and popular culture, expressionism and loose figuration in one tumultuous whirl of half-seen stencil, gestural brushstrokes, spraypaint effects and often obscenely coloured and peristaltic intestinal forms that buckle and sway throughout the canvas. His particular blend of fragmented images suggest the constant and fragmented nature of advertising imagery in modern urban life, while those of his works that edge…

YH&G Nov 14 - Living space, art by Matt Dowman

YH&G Nov 14 - Living space, art by Matt Dowman

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“I am interested in the “seductiveness” of mass media and the effect it has on cultural production. Culture is no longer something we experience first-hand, it is mediated to us through television, advertising and digital technology. I see painting and drawing in a wide context incorporating spray paint, marker pens and digital media as a way of visually representing and translating my own simulated experiences.” Matt Dowman, 2009 image 4

“I am interested in the “seductiveness” of mass media and the effect it has on cultural production. Culture is no longer something we experience first-hand, it is mediated to us through television, advertising and digital technology. I see painting and drawing in a wide context incorporating spray paint, marker pens and digital media as a way of visually representing and translating my own simulated experiences.” Matt Dowman, 2009 image 4

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