Mp51426

MP51426

Piece description from the artist

My paintings are about the primacy of the moment in which they were made and the materials they are made with. Before starting paintings, I setup my color palette, mix specific consistencies of paint, and preconceive notions of composition and movement. Starting with a very deliberate setup to paintings, I try to transgress my initial ideas by allowing chance to influence applications of paint. Then through both explosive uncontrolled and deliberate methods I throw, pour, brush, scrape, drip the paint on the canvas. The paintings take on a life of their own. After I am done with them as the paint continues to flow and spread. Often a very happenstance and casual look to the painting prevails. As if the paintings just happened to happen. They are just barely holding together. The most successful paintings capture a balance between harmony and disharmony, chaos and order.

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About Adrian Negenborn

Boston, MA

Adrian Negenborn is an artist living and working in Massachussetts. He recieved his MFA from Massachusetts College of Art and Design in 2010. His work has been exhibited in Boston, MA; Miami, FL; Provincetown, MA; and New York, NY

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