Steven Zevitas Gallery is pleased to present a solo exhibition of recent works by Andrew Masullo at the 2012 VOLTA NY Art Fair. Andrew Masullo’s hard-won paintings are notable for both their intimate scale and sophisticated use of color and form. Executed in oils, their "rightness" is derived from an intuitive, yet methodical adjustment of paintings’ most basic elements. In some cases, a painting can take years to complete, yet Masullo does not attempt to hide a given painting’s history, and prior adjustments and abandoned directions are often visible in a completed work.
Masullo’s unique pictorial vocabulary of geometric and organic forms suggest potential reference points, but his paintings are ultimately about their own creation, not external influences; their meaning is immanent, rather than transcendent. Since the early 1990s, Masullo’s stated aim has been to produce paintings that have "no preconceived ideas, no personal or outside references, no pictorial imagery, no words, no numbering systems, no theories, no agendas, and no gimmicks".
Masullo has exhibited internationally for more than two decades, and is currently included in the 2012 Whitney Biennial, which is on view through May 27, 2012.
Steven Zevitas Gallery is will be located at Booth C2 at VOLTA NY. The fair is open to the public from 2 – 7pm on Thursday, March 8, and from 11 – 7pm from Friday, March 9 – Sunday, March 11.