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Matt Stolle

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Matt Stolle at Andrew Rafacz Gallery December 12th, 2009 - January 16th, 2010
Posted 1/4/10

        In 2009, as the master city plan for Chicago turned 100, Chicago’s Modernist legacy was celebrated, revisited, reinvigorated and, most of all, exhibited.  Chicago-based artist Matt Stolle closes out 2009 and begins the New Year with both admiration and skepticism of this Modernism, in his solo exhibition at Andrew Rafacz entitled “MODERNISTPHALLUS.”The chauvinistic, all capitals exhibition title is overtly tongue-in-cheek and at odds with the work displayed in the gallery. The title’s... [more]

Interview with Matt Stolle  

Nov. 2008 -- Intrigued by the work recently on display at Andrew Rafacz Gallery in Chicago, IL, ArtSlant Staff Writer Erik Wenzel sat down with Matt Stolle for some dark roast coffee and a discussion of dark roast painting. Installation view of Matt Stolle at Andrew Rafacz Gallery; Photo by John Opera / Courtesy of Andrew Rafacz Gallery. Erik Wenzel: I was wondering if you could talk about the work in the show at Andrew Rafacz. Could you go through the process of how they came about?Matt Stolle: This w... [more]

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Matt Stolle at Andrew Rafacz Gallery September 5th, 2008 - October 11th, 2008
Posted 10/6/08

Matt Stolle’s suite of large OCE laser prints on thin photocopy paper is perfectly paired with John Opera’s photography at Andrew Rafacz Gallery. A series of black rectangles, seen in perspective, float in whiteness, visible are the dots and dust indicating they are sourced from old printed pictures that have been enlarged and obliterated by heavily increased contrast. Their black frames shut down the large white expanses of the paper, keeping them from bleeding out onto the walls. This makes them... [more]

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