Eddie Martinez will soon launch his second solo exhibition with Perrotin Hong Kong. Entitled “Blockhead Stacks,” the forthcoming presentation will feature a new selection of gestural paintings and mixed-media sculptures which Martinez crafted using found objects. As a whole, the Brooklyn-based artist is widely known for his expressive creations that merge elements from both abstraction and figuration. His signature compositions are usually comprised of bug-eyed subjects, unruly brushstrokes, and a bold color palette.
“Many of Martinez’s drawings are done outside his workspace, testaments to his incessant drawing habit regardless of time or location—on trains, at restaurants and meetings, inside waiting rooms,” said the gallery in a statement. “In many of his paintings, Martinez enlarges and silkscreens his drawings onto canvas, bringing in further layers of life using an inimitable palette of colors.”
View select paintings above and then head over to Perrotin’s website to learn more. “Blockhead Stacks” will be on view from May 17 until June 29.
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Congratulations to Eddie Martinez for his exhibition at MOCAD in Detroit, just open! – ‘Eddie Martinez: Fast Eddie’ is a solo exhibition of Brooklyn-based artist Eddie Martinez (American, born 1977), organized by Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit executive director Elysia Borowy-Reeder in close collaboration with the artist. Featuring over 17 new paintings, this solo exhibition will occupy two gallery spaces showcasing never-before-seen paintings. _ Eddie Martinez’s solo show at Perrotin Hong Kong is opening next week – save the date! _ 艾迪·馬丁內斯於底特律當代藝術博物館的個展今日正式開幕！ – 《Eddie Martinez: Fast Eddie》由博物館總監Elysia Borowy-Reeder與馬丁內斯一同策劃，並將於兩個展覽區陳列馬丁內斯17幅新畫作。 – 馬丁內斯於貝浩登（香港）的個展一週後開幕，大家密切留意！ @eddiemartinezstu @mocadetroit #EddieMartinez #FastEddie #MOCAD #Exhibition #Perrotin #PerrotinHongKong #Opening _ Eddie Martinez, Time Takes, 2018. Oil paint, silkscreen, gesso, spray paint, and pencil, 72 x 108 in. Photo: Stan Narten/JSP Art Photography. Courtesy of the artist and MOCAD.