Anders Dickson

SONGS OF RAIN AND HOBO CHILI

Wschód, Warsaw
20 September - 19 October, 2019

 

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The opening of the exhibition is taking place during Warsaw Gallery Weekend 2019.

Dickson’s works create its own hallucinatory and extraordinarily diverse world, which has been determined by elements of American culture (from Herman Melville’s Moby Dick, to the Native American figure of the ‘Trickster’), mythology, philosophy or urban, public and domestic spaces. Dickson’s visceral motifs interweave with each other creating deeply intricate compositions. His drawings and paintings roil with intense colors, abstract figures, dense landscapes. His sculptural works (objects, installations) seem a surreal extension of them but also a representation of artist’s highly concerted imagination. ‘Songs of rain and hobo chili’ is where all of that will intertwine.
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Anders Dickson (1988) – american-born artist currently living and working in Amsterdam. He studied at the Städelschule Frankfurt in the class of Monika Baer and Amy Silman (2014-2017) and De Ateliers in Amsterdam (2017-2019). Recent solo exhibitions include: “Bone Orchard”, Annet Geling, Amsterdam, 2019; “Waterbound with smokie allies”;”The Oracle, Berlin, 2018; “Studies in transfiguration and beyond the threshold and back again: an introduction to the heros journey”, Gisela Capitain, Cologne, 2018; “St. Elmo’s fire”, The Beach Office, Berlin, 2017. Recent group exhibitions include: “Whoohw haah huuhuu”; Lovaas, Munich, 2019; “Paranoid house”; Vleeshal, Middleburg, 2018; “Monday is a day between Sunday and Tuesday”, Tanya Leighton, Berlin, 2017.