Morgan Blair “FiftyTwo Ft”

Knockdown Center

poster for Morgan Blair “FiftyTwo Ft”

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Knockdown Center presents a new large-scale work by artist Morgan Blair as a part of our FiftyTwo Ft. series of long-term wall-based artworks.

Blair’s painting process begins online, where she collects stills from children’s claymation projects on YouTube, manipulating this visual material towards and away from abstraction. These compositions are transferred onto the wall and filled with hard-edged airbrushed gradients and three-dimensional texture that further obscure the subject matter. Clashing, saturated colors root the paintings in an alternate reality while rambling, stream-of-consciousness titles combine personal, political, and pop culture references suggest new contexts for the final images.

[Image: Morgan Blair, Detail of Man As Bread; Bread As Man: The Hidden Properties of Carbohydrates As Revealed In These Grocery Store Hacks Could Possibly Change The Way You Look At Jeff Bezos’ Shiny Bald Dome. Manifest Destiny!, (2018)]



from March 01, 2019 to June 16, 2019

Opening Reception on 2019-03-01 from 18:00 to 21:00


Morgan Blair

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