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41 x 29 x 4 cm
16.14 x 11 x 1.57 in


3000,00 €

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  • About the work

Polished graphite, paper, aluminium and pine

Art Radar Journal, June 2017
Art is...Vol 1, SCANDALE project, 2017
Floorr Magazine, Interview, 2016
Walton, Natalie. 'Matthew Allen', Daily Imprint, 20 August 2015
Sharne Wolff, 'Where you go I go too', Art Life,
Vogue Living, Art & Events, January/February 2013, p.66
Joel, Shareen, ‘Meetings Along The Edge’, Share Design,, December 10 2012
Shift Magazine, ‘Contemporary Visions’, Japan, September 2012
The White Review, No.3, October 2011, edition of 1000
Newman, Cassie. ‘Artist Interview: Matthew Allen’, Australian Art Collector,, 5 September 2011

About the Artist

1981 , New Zealand

Matthew ALLEN (b. 1981 – New Zealand. Lives and works in Amsterdam) centers his practice around bodily intelligence as it is expressed through tactile interactions with material and the generative potentional of rhythmic maunal activity. His current body of work is a specific exploration of the material properties and perceptual limits of graphite.
Allen’s recent solo exhibitions include a solo at Fox Jensen gallery, Sydney, Australia and his participate at Art Basel Hong Kong (2018). Group show “Carbon”, Fox Jensen & FoxJensen McCrory Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand (2018) and his partecipate at The Gaze of Narcissus, The Flat - Massimo Carasi, Milan, Italy (2017) and group show with Milan gallery at YIA Art Fair #11 Paris. With Sullivan+Strumpf gallery partecipate at Art Stage Jakarta, International Art Fair, Indonesia (2017).
Other exhibitions: Spectral Variations, PS project space, Amsterdam (2016); and Continue/Repeat?, Sullivan+Strumpf, Sydney (2015). His work has been exhibited in Drifts, Witte Arena, Amsterdam (2014); Collection 4, Articulate Project Space, Sydney (2013); Painting as Presence, MOP Gallery, Sydney (2012); The Stone of Impermanence, Cite Des Arts Internationale, Paris (2012); and Ruminations on the End, SNO Contemporary Art Projects, Sydney (2012). In 2013 Allen was a finalist in 100 Painters of Tomorrow at Beers Lambert Gallery, London; the Kogarah Art Prize, Sydney; and in the Wilson Art Award, Trinity College in Lismore, NSW. In 2012 Allen was awarded a residency at The Moya Dyring Studio, Cite International des Arts, Paris, France.
His work is included in a number of collections throughout Australia and Europe including Artbank, Sydney;
Ipswich Art Gallery, Queensland; Mark Rothko Centre, Latvia; James Wallace Arts Trust, New Zealand; and the Steensen Varming Collection, Sydney.

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