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Calvin Marcus

Conspiracy of Asses

Hardcover, 287 x 307 mm
96 pages, 41 color & 21 b/w images
Texts by Laura Adler, Samara Davis,
and Drew Heitzler
Edition of 750
€45,00 EUR + shipping

This publication reproduces Calvin Marcus’s large paintings since 2018. Each painting attempts to achieve complete autonomy within its edges. Capturing dream-like visions and snapshots of the absurdity of contemporary life, they depict diverse subjects: animals, humanoid figures, interiors and landscape-like spaces. These singular representations share a sensibility, at once idiosyncratic and disarming, that immediately draws the viewer into the mysteries of the quotidian world. Each poses—with Marcus's humorous brand of surrealism—as many questions as answers.