MATT KING King’s paintings are playful with hints of representational elements and internal narratives, despite their grounding in abstraction. His newest compositions go off the canvas with plenty of movement and bold colors that take your eye in every direction. A self taught painter, his works move between hard edge painting and gestural abstraction with frequent references to Modernism. King is a co-founder of the art collective Meow Wolf, and one of two artists who built
Rachel Faith, Shooting Statistics in a Barrel, Performance I usually write about kids, but this piece concerns statistics and guns. Specifically, this old statistics book punched full of holes that I carry with me. I’ve been captivated by the bad guy in the '80's movie "The NeverEnding Story" since I was a little kid. THE NOTHING is this voracious unstoppable force of entropy that consumes everything in the universe. THE NOTHING has no motive that a sane soul can understand.
To celebrate the 8th Anniversary of Meow Wolf and in advance of it’s grand opening of The House of Eternal Return on March 18, David Richard Gallery and Meow Wolf joined forces to showcase the innovative and surprising visual artists working in Santa Fe today. “Given our respective commitment to the contemporary arts scene in Santa Fe, this exhibition is a perfect partnership between Meow Wolf and David Richard Gallery,” says gallery co-director David Eichholtz. “We see this
In the 1960s, New York City’s SoHo district began to recast itself in a new image. The outmoded manufacturing district emptied of industry and was drastically recreated by an incoming population of artists with their eternal quest for— what else—cheap live-work spaces. As the once- affordable neighborhood in downtown Manhattan slowly evolved into a ridiculously chichi part of town (by the ’90s), Chelsea became the new SoHo. Now, of course, the borough of Brooklyn has been gen
Featuring Matt King (left) and Nichloas Toll (right). Courtesy Meow Wolf, Santa Fe. Santa Fe is now the permanent home to one of the most ambitious visual art extravaganzas anywhere. The much anticipated launch of the Meow Wolf Art Collective’s The House of Eternal Return was March 18, 2016. The immersive experience includes massive installations, digital and video artworks, a laser harp, vignettes, dioramas and individual artworks. Meow Wolf started eight years ago as a loo
The opening of the visual arts extravaganza that is the art collective Meow Wolf’s House of Eternal Return may, in one swell swoop, put Santa Fe firmly back on the map as a serious art destination. By now the plot should be familiar to anyone paying attention to what’s going on here in Santa Fe: A very large and mixed group of seriously talented artists embark upon an odyssey to create a permanent installation of scale ambition that has never been seen before. They enlist ano
In less than a month, Santa Fe — and eventually the world — will be able to see what all the fuss is about in the old bowling alley. A giant robot and a tarantula dominate the parking lot (and, yes, the bowling pin is still there, too).
Inside, a mysterious Victorian house, a forest and a bus pointing up are just some of what’s on display. The House of Eternal Return, by the art collective Meow Wolf, will have to be seen to be believed.
Gala opening day is March 17, with