Mar 29 2014
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Jul 13 2014
Raiding the Crates: Matt O’Neill presented by Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College at Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, Colorado Springs CO

Raiding the Crates: Matt O'Neill

Presented by Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College at Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College

Since relocating to Colorado from Chicago in the 1980s, Matt O’Neill has remained one of our region's the most exciting artists. Naturalistic realism has defined his style for most of the time since and has earned his the high regard of many longtime regional artists, curators, and art critics. Whether portraits of his neighbors in the Five Points area of Denver or of spotty teenagers taken from yearbook photos, O’Neill’s subjects often derive from cultural nostalgia combined with surrealism and humor. In many of his paintings, such as the FAC's F.F.A. Sweetheart, the O'Neill takes a uniquely western subject and renders it through the prism of Picasso’s simultaneous reverence and bizarrely mocking abstraction. This kind of work set O’Neill on a path to some of the more purely abstract works he has focused on for the past decade.

Admission Info

General Admission is $10; Free for FAC Members.

Dates & Times

2014/03/29 - 2014/07/13

Location Info

Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado Coll...

30 West Dale Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Parking Info

visitor lot