Matt Saunders

by such a dance, in which the dancer contradicts the waste and easy gesture (for Drawing Room)

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Year 2024
Medium Oil on silver gelatin resist drawing
Dimensions 29.8 x 21.1 cm

About the work

This is a drawing made after a series of large photo prints of the same title. As ever, I wanted the work for the Drawing Room to be “real drawing”—truly searching and messing around. Oil paint on photosensitive paper resists the developer and is later wiped off. The red line drawing on top is a trace monotype. The dancer is Molissa Fenley and I’m drawing her from a grainy old video.

Career Highlights

The Distances, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, USA (2023)
Invitational Exhibition, American Academy of Arts and Letters, NY, US (2022)
Photography’s Last Century, Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY, USA (2020)
Poems of Our Climate, Marian Goodman Gallery, London, UK (2018)
Currents 114: Matt Saunders, Saint Louis Art Museum, USA (2017)
Matt Saunders, Tank, Shanghai, China (2017)
Double-Take, Drawing Room, London, UK (2016)
Inondé, Marian Goodman Gallery, Paris, France (2016)
Poelzig, Marian Goodman Gallery, NY, USA (2015)
Test Pattern, Whitney Museum of American Art, NY, USA (2013)
Century Rolls, Tate Liverpool, UK (2012)
Parallel Plot, Renaissance Society, Chicago, USA (2010)

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