From the start of his career, Matt Mullican (born 1951 in Santa Monica, US) has produced a focused body of work founded on an interest in notions of reality and perception. In a continuous effort to the understand and structure the world we inhabit, he has developed, over his 40-year career, a pioneering artistic approach and a complex lexicon. He has used hypnosis in his work since the early 1970s in order to blur the boundaries between… Read more
About the artwork
Simple as it seems, this work gives viewers a complex insight into the artist’s psyche. To Matt Mullican, different colors correspond to different levels of perception—green for material elements, blue for every-day life, black for language, and so on. Suddenly, these five banners lead us into his very particular universe.