Mike Childs

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Mike Childs’s paintings attempt to create an internal order through space, color, and line, looking outward into the world for connections. His work has always been fundamentally abstract, however this latest imagery attempts to take that work one step further removed from identifiable representation. Check back for more information on his upcoming exhibition soon!

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Mike Childs’s paintings attempt to create an internal order through space, color, and line, looking outward into the world for connections. His work has always been fundamentally abstract, however this latest imagery attempts to take that work one step further removed from identifiable representation.

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Mike Childs has developed an abstract language of visual signs and symbols that mimic the experience of looking at and moving through urban spaces. Through subtle shifts in color and value Childs uses his keen color sense to manipulate our understanding of space. This persistently shifting place and our experience of looking at it stands as a powerful metaphor for the experience of negotiating a constantly changing urban environment.

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In over 15 years of studio practice Childs has developed a minimal, mainly abstract language of patterns, symbols, structural logic and colors derived from photographs of Modern buildings he has taken of buildings in Toronto, Canada and New York City.

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