MATtam 20

Manto Arte Temporanea | Temporary Art Manto
short exhibitions in found spaces

Isolo17 Gallery | Piazza Isolo 17 | Verona

Don Voisine

Saturday October 12 2013
only between 5:30 and 7:30 PM


For this exhibition I will present 10 to 12 very small oil paintings, no greater than 15cm in any dimension. With this work, my main interest is the challenge of scale, to see how large a space such a small painting can claim for itself. To me scale has to do with internal relationships and not with size per se. A lot of contemporary painting is very large and with these paintings I am pushing in the opposite direction to see if less can be more.

Don Voisine, born 1952 in Fort Kent, Maine, and moved to New York City in 1976. He currently lives and works in Brooklyn. Recent solo exhibitions include McKenzie Fine Art in New York, NY; Alejandra von Hartz Gallery, Miami, FL; and Gregory Lind Gallery, San Francisco, CA. This summer Don participated in a two person show with Gilbert Hsiao at dr. julius | ap, Berlin, Germany. Recent group exhibitions include The Annual: 2013, National Academy Museum, New York, NY; Approaching Infinity: The Collection of Richard Green, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento,CA; POI – Point of Interest, Galerie Lindner, Vienna, Austria; Dripping Color Amazement, Galerie oqbo, Berlin, Germany; Salon des Réalités Nouvelles 2012, Parc Floral de Paris, Paris, France; American Abstract Artists International, 75th Anniversary 1936-2011, parisCONCRET, Paris,France. Don Voisine is a member of the National Academy and the American Abstract Artists.

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