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LA Artcore Union Center for the Arts

Exhibition Detail
120 Judge John Aiso St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012

November 1st, 2012 - November 29th, 2012
November 4th, 2012 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
downtown/east la
Wed-Sun 12-5
sculpture, abstract, performance, installation

The works that produce Intervals are of their tactile, nearly monochromatic surfaces. The grid motif which King has employed for over 20 years, has receded toward an implicit rather than explicit function of his work, signaling an emphasis toward  direct experiences of color, mass, scale and technique while in dialogue with its surrounding culture.

King's work continues to explore paint's materiality - its techniques of application, surface qualities and material possibilities connecting with the increasingly complex urban and environmental conditions that govern its development.

Intervals signifies an extensive shift in aims from the artist's mid-career body of work spanning the early 90's to approximately 2010, characterized by repeated actions of layering and scraping of paint, leaving in their makeup, something emotionally personal in nature. Mysteriously, the works of Intervals reflect a public discourse that are scaled with and objectively realized as a product of their surroundings. King's works are less immediately about the hands of its maker than about the construction of an artifact by an artist in total recognition of the period that his works mirror.


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