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Matthew Monahan
HATJE CANTZ

Hbk, 9 x 11.75 in. / 248 pgs / 160 color. | 1/31/2012 | Not available
ISBN 9783775731645 | $60.00



Matthew Monahan: Five Years, Ten Years, Maybe Never
THE MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, LOS ANGELES

Paperback, 6.5 x 9.5 in./ 96 pgs / 60 color. | 9/1/2007 | Not available
ISBN 9781933751023 | $29.95



Matthew MonahanMatthew Monahan

Published by Hatje Cantz.
Text by Douglas Fogle, Raphaela Platow.

Matthew Monahan (born 1972) adorns his precariously assembled figurative sculptures with wax, glitter and spray paint to achieve effects of aged bronze, portraying his subjects as loose gatherings of worn parts that might fly apart at any moment. This is his first monograph.

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HATJE CANTZ

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Hardcover, 9 x 11.75 in. / 248 pgs / 160 color.

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Matthew Monahan: Five Years, Ten Years, Maybe NeverMatthew Monahan: Five Years, Ten Years, Maybe Never

MOCA Focus

Published by The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles.
Edited by Ari Wiseman.

Matthew Monahan creates striking sculptures that engage with the formal challenges of figuration in drawing and sculpture while addressing political, personal and art histories. His elaborate compositions are created from drawings and fragments of former smaller works made from such disparate materials as floral foam, beeswax, glitter, pins, Styrofoam, glass and drywall that he assembles into freestanding sculptures. Handcrafted characters including warriors, saints, slain heroes and demons appear simultaneously as icons and iconoclasts within the ambiguous narrative to which Monahan's work alludes. Human emotions ranging from jubilation to anguish are depicted in Monahan's characters, each seemingly frozen in time and part of an unidentifiable, ahistorical epoch. Not driven by an interest in creating a perfected or pristine object, the works are as much representations of Monahan's thought process as they are finished sculptures. This publication brings together work from the past 10 years upon the occasion of Monahan's debut solo museum exhibition.

PUBLISHER
THE MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, LOS ANGELES

BOOK FORMAT
Paperback, 6.5 x 9.5 in./ 96 pgs / 60 color.

PUBLISHING STATUS
PUB DATE 9/1/2007
Out of print

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CATALOG: FALL 2007 p. 126   

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