‘There’s less permanence in anything around us at the moment and it just feels to me natural, if not incredibly appropriate, that my pieces, while permanent in the traditional ‘static’ sense, also capture the blurred lines of the digital world.’
As these technologies, unstoppable and fascinating, have ignited a new wave of interactivity in ever more intimate ways, Harris captures the sometimes menacing march of the information age, turning it to our advantage in an insightful and seamless blending of nature with code. He is part of a small yet important coterie of artists who are pushing the envelope of feasibility and redefining what is acceptable within the art world.
US NOW looks at how artists appropriate national and political figures, imagery, and iconography in order to address this subject in their work. Works on view from Dominic Harris, Mitch Griffiths, Andy Warhol and Santiago Montoya, cover a diverse range of media, from screenprint on paper to oil on canvas, digital screens to actual banknotes.