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Matthew Tyson

Born in: 1959

United Kingdom

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Matthew Tyson was born in London in 1959.

It would be reducing to call the paintings of Matthew Tyson abstract.

Beyond its basic minimalism, there is a search of colors and complementary oppositions that go back and forth between the reference to light, as it flows and makes the landscape dynamic, and the concepts of division and harmony... "My work talks about the immensity of nature, he writes, as well as the fear it generates, without really being a threat.

Life and death are brought together in a delirious whirlpool that can only be calmed down by the doubtful restraints of the language, its traces and marks. The problem is always the representation, for example, of a landscape that is too huge to be painted or drawn in its infinite richness of details, and even the most sophisticated technology is not able to do it.

The light on a hill slope and the perception it generates have to be taken both into consideration." An unexpected flow finds its place and connects the various elements, shapes and colours.

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