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Exhibition Detail
Hyper 20XX
30 Grand Street, Ground Floor
New York, NY 10013


February 9th, 2012 - March 4th, 2012
Opening: 
February 9th, 2012 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 
Fragmentarily Extension of Instant Complex Vision, Mark PriceMark Price,
Fragmentarily Extension of Instant Complex Vision,
2011, collaged screenprints on paper, 18 x 24"
© Courtesy of the artist & Kesting/Ray
Erred Content Within Broken Gradient Field, Mark PriceMark Price,
Erred Content Within Broken Gradient Field,
2011, collaged screenprints on paper, 24 x 24 x 1.5"
© Courtesy of the artist & Kesting/Ray
Plotting Out Analogue of Intangible Simulation, Mark PriceMark Price,
Plotting Out Analogue of Intangible Simulation,
2011, collaged screenprints on paper, 18 x 24"
© Courtesy of the artist & Kesting/Ray
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Opening with a reception on February 9th, Mark Price's solo exhibition Hyper 20XX offers a technicolor mash-up of media and message in a new collection of works on paper.

In a series of meticulously-cut and color-saturated collages incorporating screenprinting, painting and photography, Price depicts multiple moments as single frames stuck in an endless loop. His stark, geometric backgrounds are cut with razor-sharp color fields and cryptic, stuttering text. Speaking to our deep-seated fears of groundlessness and change, Price offers compelling, day-glow-colored warnings of a shattered future.

Price's work recalls theories on media, technology and speed advanced by writers such as Marshall McLuhan and Paul Virilio. In the exhibition catalogue, Maxwell Neely-Cohen describes Price's work as "an invitation to traverse through territories of accelerating obsolescence, cities and lands both known and unknown."

30-year-old artist Mark Price was born in Detroit; he lives and works in Philadelphia. He has been represented by Kesting/Ray for four years and Hyper 20XX is his second solo exhibition. He is a member of the Philadelphia-based arts collective Space 1026 and produces the popular "Zine of the Month" project.


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