Scott McCracken

(b 1987United Kingdom. Lives and works in London)

Scott McCracken’s recent paintings form an intricate system of shapes and symbols within his work, each painting talking to the next.
"We are already looking at a kind of gathering, these are paintings that ‘bring things together’. Each painting feels like an event – a form of surprise. Boxes, tables, boardgames: diagrams and objects interchange. The domesticity of still life is the ruling genre that these suddenly unfamiliar paintings re-create – they grow from a sense of home but, at some point, are spurred to accelerate away to new dimensions."

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