Matt Duffin

Matt Duffin

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Matt Duffin was born in 1968 and grew up in Houston, Texas. He received his Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the University of Houston. He never practiced as an architect, choosing instead to become an artist. Through art, he found that he could easily combine his tendency toward right angles and perspective drawing with the more human themes of solitude and irony. Over time, his medium has evolved from charcoal to encaustic wax, but he continues to dwell in the realm of dark recesses and stark contrasts.

In the past several years, Duffin’s work has received noteworthy critical recognition from several museum curators and private collectors of national acclaim. Tracy Bashkoff, Associate Curator for the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, began the trend by selecting his work for Encaustic Works ’03: Fourth International Biennal Exhibition at the Marist College Art Gallery, Poughkeepsie, NY. At the Los Angeles Art Show in 2007, Michael Govan, Executive Director of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) and former Deputy Director of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, singled out his work and brought it to the attention of Lynda and Stewart Resnick, LACMA’s most esteemed benefactors. Govan then facilitated the acquisition of one of Duffin’s pieces by the Resnicks’ Roll International Corporation, which added another piece to its collection a year later. Other notable collections include The Progressive Art Collection, the Crocker Art Museum (which in 2008 acquired the piece entitled “Crowd Control” for its permanent collection), the Tulman Collection of Contemporary Art in Chicago, and the private collections of Carlie Wilmans (granddaughter of San Francisco arts benefactor Phyllis Wattis (1914-2002) and Director of the Phyllis C. Wattis Foundation), and Eleanor Notides (Senior Vice President of Christie’s in New York). Duffin’s work has also been shown at the Bakersfield Museum of Art and at fairs nationwide including The LA Art Show, The Dallas Art Fair, Art Chicago, SOFA, Scope New York, Flow-Miami, and AAF NYC. His work has appeared in Artnews, The Morning News, NYArts Magazine, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Elephant Magazine (London), The Sacramento Bee, Studio Visit Magazine, Communication Arts Illustration Annual and Zyzzyva, among other publications. This year, his work will appear on the cover of the German edition of Jonathan Franzen’s newest book, Farther Away (Weiter Weg), published by Rowohlt.

Duffin currently resides in Northern California with his wife and two children.

经历

  • 平面设计师|公司名称
    2009~至今   纽约
  • 平面设计师|公司名称
    2009~至今   纽约
  • 平面设计师|公司名称
    2009~至今   纽约

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对Matt Duffin的留言

1
守木元

作者又是一个阴郁系

2
欧大

无言的生活

3
Zyp

与黑暗作伴

4
xuann

人生大多都是孤单的

5
岛屿时

躲在黑暗里

6
不噗

有黑暗的衬托,光亮才能更明显

7
布日的平衡控

黑暗的对立面不一定是光明

8
惘然失

引人发笑的

9
◤流年◢

好孤独啊

10
其森

很优秀的作品

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