Been following his work since I was introduced to his work at Park Life two years ago! I'm glad that his works have evolved and matured into more intricate details. Delicately choices of candy-like colors have struck the right chord for the scientific elements - such a perfect harmony!
yes, i got into him around that same time after seeing some of his work in the collapsed leonard street gallery in london. i snagged two small pieces from that park life show, and i keep on wondering what those pieces i have would look like if he created them in 2010... the resin he uses more recently does alter the presentation of his work dramatically.
here's a preview of some of the work in the new show.
Hello. It has been some time, and glad to be back in the game.
Recently, I was given advanced access to Mark Whalen's upcoming exhibition, Ramble Ramble at Over the Influence in downtown L.A.
The gallery will present sixteen new works in a museum-inspired presentation of small sculptural studies, seven-foot totem sculptures, an iconic statue, and a series of wall reliefs that will intersect color-field painting with cast-aluminum adornments.
Mark Whalen, Multi-Tasker, High-Pigment and Chrome on Cast Aluminum, 15 x 9 x 13 1/2 inches, 2019
If you would like to preview or learn more about the exhibition, I would be happy to do a special walkthrough on Thursday, April 11 and - Friday, April 12. Give me a shout or text me or email me - murphy@Murphydesign.com.
Mark Whalen, Tip Top, Highload pigment paint and mirror chrome on cast aluminum, 10 1/4 x 5 x 11 1/2 inches, 2019
Mark Whalen, Little Cherry, Highload pigment paint and mirror chrome on cast aluminum and acrylic painted canvas over panel, 43 1/2 x 32 1/2 x 6 inches, 2019
Mark Whalen, Eureka, Highload pigment paint and mirror chrome on cast aluminum, 77 x 15 x 13 3/4 inches, 2019
Mark Whalen, Ramble Ramble, Over the Influence, April 13 - May 26
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