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Arts Lauren Matsumoto’s Fragments at Fabrik Gallery

Lauren Matsumoto’s Fragments at Fabrik Gallery

Lauren Matsumoto’s Fragments at Fabrik Gallery
By Christian Barlow
June 09, 2015

The Sheung Wan gallery presents a collection of new work from the contemporary American artist

La Piscina  by Lauren Matsumoto, 2014, 78 x 102 cm, Acrylic and Paper on Canvas
Image Courtesy of Fabrik Gallery

Fragments is the latest solo exhibition featuring artwork from contemporary American artist Lauren Matsumoto. The artist’s work is combination of traditional painting and drawing techniques, with collages incorporated to create landscapes that tell a story. Matsumoto’s acrylic paintings and mixed-media works on paper often include ‘fragments’ of history such as antique photographs, drawings from out-of-print erotic magazines, and images of old and unused items.

Matsumoto explains: “The found imagery and my sketchbook drawings then get combined into a painting as formal elements. I include forms cut out of discarded junk mail or magazines. Therefore, by incorporating discarded materials, I re-use our cultural remnants, employing fragments of what we leave behind as a civilisation.”

Fragments at Fabrik Gallery
Date: July 17 to August 21, 2015
Time: Monday to Friday, 10:00am to 6:00pm; Saturday to Sunday, by appointment
Venue: 1102 Nam Wo Hong Building, 148 Wing Lok Street, Sheung Wan


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