Mark Bradford

Quarantine Paintings

8 September 2020

Online Exhibition

Beginning 8 September, Hauser & Wirth will present ‘Quarantine Paintings,’ an online exhibition of new works by Los Angeles-based artist Mark Bradford. Created during the COVID-19 quarantine dictated by LA County’s stay-at-home order, this series finds the artist exploring the nature of art in isolation and what it means to create in a time of intense societal indetermination. Bradford’s new paintings will be presented online via photographs of individual works and the details of their surfaces, as well as installation views of the same works hanging in an empty exhibition space at Hauser & Wirth’s Downtown Los Angeles complex.

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About the Artist

Mark Bradford

Mark Bradford (b. 1961 in Los Angeles; lives and works in Los Angeles) is a contemporary artist best known for his large-scale abstract paintings created out of paper. Characterized by its layered formal, material, and conceptual complexity, Bradford’s work explores social and political structures that objectify marginalized communities and the...

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