Ends February 24, 2019 at 3:00am UTC.
This work ships from Brooklyn, USA.
DiMattio's work uses domestic materiality to consume and overwhelm sculptural form. In this case, basket weaving texture covers one side of a soft serve ice cream cone. DiMattio takes surfaces that are usually seen as decorative and makes them viral, primary, and strong.This piece contemplates sculptural forms found in the everyday.
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Francesca DiMattio (American, b. 1981) is painter and sculptor who received her BFA from Cooper Union and MFA from Columbia University in 2005. Her paintings use architecture as a base structure that she disassembles and complicates by a profusion of marks, constructions and decorations. Like much post-modernist architecture, it is impossible to locate a stable center around which the structures and spaces revolve. Exhaustingly intricate, the paintings use decoration as a deconstructive principle and create visual effects and illusions that are both striking and unsettling. DiMattio lives and works in New York.