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Math Bass

Born in 1981, New York City, United States

Lives and works in Los Angeles, United States

Overview

Operating in a dreamy space between surrealism and figuration, Math Bass has developed a distinct visual lexicon in their paintings. Graphic symbols or seemingly random objects such as fried eggs, bones, flowers, letters, and clouds are brought together in supremely flat registers that resurface and reshape in different paintings. The elongated legs, illustrative architectural fragments and bold calligraphy all could have been plucked from an Art Deco poster of the 1920s. The overlaps and unsett...Read more