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Richard Moon’s Plastic Time

With the enthusiastic zest of a neon color palette, artistRichard Moon sets out to make his work vibrate through historical glimpses foundin lost, antique photographs, used as reference material and muse to hispaintings. Seeped in the past andyet re-imagined with an eye towards the future, his subjects retain aspects oftheir former lives while paired with curious texts and appearing inuncomfortable positions and foreboding situations. Moon is currently showinghis new work, ‘Plastic Time’ at London’s Madder139 gallery and will also havesome smaller work on view with the gallery during Volta this week in New YorkCity. Take a look at more after the jump.

With the enthusiastic zest of a neon color palette, artist Richard Moon sets out to make his work vibrate through historical glimpses found in lost, antique photographs, used as reference material and muse to his paintings.  Seeped in the past and yet re-imagined with an eye towards the future, his subjects retain aspects of their former lives while paired with curious texts and appearing in uncomfortable positions and foreboding situations. Moon is currently showing his new work, ‘Plastic Time’ at London’s Madder139 gallery and will also have some smaller work on view with the gallery during Volta this week in New York City.

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