Dissected images of Garfield, Goofy, and Schroeder appear in a quasi-Cubist pastiche, like glitching graphics struggling to appear through landscapes rife with nostalgia
Atlanta-based artist Asante Malik channels generational angst through rich, bold and energetic canvases.
With a kind of mark making reminiscent of Abstract Expressionism, Malik foregrounds hardline figuration, nodding to the history of 1980s street graffiti and Pop Art.
Catch Me If You Can, 2021
Acrylic, aerosol, oil stick on canvas
Reminiscent of George Condo's Condo’s darkly comical and pop culture driven work, Asante Malik's latest work offers a kind of modernist distortion within a postmodernist world. In a series of chaotic landscapes, the tensions of which easily mirror our own anxious moment, this series digs into lost childhood, disconnection and the disarray that our modern experience
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Art is Life, Avant Gallery