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JULY 2023

Born in 1986, Matt Macken is a British abstract-figurative painter exploring the human condition in all its forms. While his work previously focused primarily on printing techniques, he now focuses on painting and drawing.

Matt works from his own internal personal narrative, his paintings are explorative and provocative. He attaches importance to various symbols and objects and features them repeatedly as significant running motifs throughout a series. Matt Macken is a master storyteller. BEACHBALL is an exciting, vibrant and desirable collection of paintings. Not to be missed!

Matt Macken is an artist whose works have been exhibited in the UK, Europe, and featured in various group shows with notable galleries such as Black White Gallery, Delphian Gallery, Saatchi Gallery, and Arusha Gallery. His pieces have found their way into the collections of art enthusiasts worldwide, including the Soho House permanent collection.

Macken’s work is in a constant state of flux, exploring a deep reflection on his personal life, relationships, and experiences. He often draws inspiration from photographs or memories, creating images that resonate with his own unique perspective which emerge out of a creative process that is intuitive and free flowing.

– Jarvis Brookfield