Juxtapoz Magazine - Michael McGregor Has Invited Us to His "Private Party"

Hashimoto Modern day is delighted to existing Non-public Get together, the gallery’s debut solo exhibition with Los Angeles-based mostly artist Michael McGregor. Every single effervescent function is a snapshot examining celebration, extra and glamour.

Energetic and blithe marks in vivid oil adhere and pastel render scenes of the aftermath of hedonistic functions, consumed feasts and decadent interiors. Drawing from the frenetic gestures and saturated colour palette of Fauvism, McGregor’s scenes are at the same time contemporary and timeless. Strewn amongst the dripping candlesticks, ashtrays and empty wineglasses, the viewer will come across a stereo, mixtapes and fast food containers.

McGregor describes his technique to nonetheless lifestyle portray as “al dente” favoring loosely rendered and wild depictions in stark distinction with additional classic European still lifetime portray. The mystery of recommendation in each subject matter make any difference and mark-earning mix harmoniously in riotous tablescapes hinting at a rowdy dinner, a lodge bedside table with the remnants of the night prior or a home assistance tray remaining in the hall laden with the early morning after’s breakfast in mattress. With each and every function and stroke the artist invitations you in to his Private Social gathering.