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Alex Dodge - The Infallibility of Lies

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Saturday, 20 May 2017 to Sunday, 11 June 2017

Halsey McKay Gallery is thrilled to present, The Infallibility of Lies, an exhibition of new work by Alex Dodge. While made possible with the advent of recent technologies such as 3D modeling, computer programming, and digital fabrication techniques, Alex Dodge makes paintings with firmly physical and historical art making techniques. By mediating what these new tools are capable of, Dodge investigates the relationship between physical and digitally affected experience.

 

Each image begins as a 3D computer model derived from a range of sources such as scanning of real world objects, code or algorithmic methods, or physical simulation techniques. The 3D models are used to produce a 2D image which is then used to create a stencil. With custom-built tools, large quantities of mixed oil paint is scraped through the stencil on to a primed canvas or linen surface. This approach is applied to distorted patterns overlaid on textile-like surfaces as a way of describing physical form. This optical effect serves to illustrate the qualities inherent to a digital system or numerical pattern used to mediate or describe our physical experience; where the phenomena or object being experienced is simultaneously described and hidden from us.

 

Alex Dodge lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. His studio practice has consistently explored the promise of technology as it interacts with and shapes human experience. His work is deftly located between new media and traditional fine art disciplines including painting, printmaking, and sculpture. His work is in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Museum of Fine Arts Boston. He holds degrees from the Rhode Island School of Design (BFA Painting) and New York University, Interactive Telecommunication Program (MPS). Dodge is represented by Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, NY.

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Alex Dodge

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631 604 5770
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Halsey McKay Gallery

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