It’s the surreal quality and ambiguity in Los Angeles-based Alex G’s paintings that makes them so interesting. Contorted bodies climb, lounge and bend over pastel-coloured boxes, as though they’ve slipped mysteriously out of reality and into a limbo-like world. The uniformity of the figures adds to the peculiarity of the work, all of them with silhouetted hair and features and dressed in white T-shirts and shorts. Looking back through Alex’s work, it’s his current set of paintings, where he’s drifted away from the fantasy-like details and focused more on the on the abstract and obscure, that are strongest. The artist is set to have his first solo show at The Dot Project, London on 8th October, a perfect chance to see the otherworldly details up close.
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