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Spotlight On Melissa Manfull's Mystic Geometry On View At Taylor De Cordoba, Los Angeles

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WHO: Melissa Manfull

WHAT: Pattern Constraints

WHEN: September 18 - October 23, 2010

WHERE: Taylor De Cordoba
2660 S. La Cienega Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90034

WHY:

Seeking inspiration from metaphysics and mysticism, Melissa Manfull creates hyper-detailed structures that straddle the worlds of reality and imagination. Working in a palette that ranges from the subdued and earthy to the mystical and otherworldly, Manfull inserts her stiff geometric shapes within pools of bleeding ink. Thus bringing to mind the idea of a building's lost limb, detached and floating in space. The artist's interest in utopian societies and the ways in which architecture can reflect belief systems inspired these organic yet repetitive drawings.

(From: Taylor de Cordoba)

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