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The Matter at Hand by Mimi Thompson

August 25, 2016

Everyone gathers objects for necessity and pleasure, but few of us have the focus to study and learn from them. And even fewer of us pick up disparate materials from nature and culture in order to join them and push them beyond their original roles. Matt Magee belongs to this last group. In his paintings, sculptures and prints, he creates a language of symbols that sends an open-ended message; he… [more]