By creating collages from an countless archive of pictures, the painter chooses the method because the structural foundation to his work. He transfers his personal stencils onto canvas to color on polyester with acrylic paint. Engaged on it repeatedly with a litter of instruments additionally aside from the comb, canvas and layers of paint are handled with rags, cutters, sandpaper, spatulas, sponges, and on a regular basis objects for switch printing corresponding to plates, paint tubes, lids and plastic plates. The Multi-layered work are rigorously modified intuitively till the tip, however their potential is seemingly inexhaustible.
Portray turns into a course of in Maximilian Arnold’s work, by which he bundles the seen and the fleeting right into a extremely particular cosmos; it turns into the archiving of the ephemerally and momentary actual. Thus, the painters work emerges as an archive of happenings: It opens up the current, rendering it to the sudden and new.
Arnold’s work might be explored repeatedly, enabling the viewer to expertise it continually in its entirety. Throughout the house of By way of delle Mercede, by which Gian Lorenzo Bernini lived together with his spouse till his demise in 1680, and which might later turn into Luisa Laureati Briganti’s Galleria dell’Oca, MATTA presents Arnold’s work, giving the works a place that lets the ever-changing high quality of the house and the works emerge anew.
Marlene A. Schenk
at MATTA, Roma
till December 15, 2022
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