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Man versus the Tower by Daniel Maidman, Oil on Canvas, 36x36
Solo Exhibition 
October 21 - November 2, 2019 
Opening Reception
Thursday, October 24, 6:00 - 9:00pm
Meet the Artist at Opening Reception
Artist Talk at 7:30pm 

In this body of work, Daniel Maidman tackles the troubled roles of memory and self-conception in the modern age. Through the cipher of the "unknown man," Maidman presents a life which has been shattered into fragments. Scenes, impressions, objects, and mythologies can no longer be verified or sorted. They are the puzzle-pieces of a life, but they do not fit and some of them are missing. The work is executed in an extremely restricted palette, ranging from white to silvery grey, which shifts the images into a register of dreaming, remembering, and forgetting.


Daniel Maidman is best known for his vivid depiction of the figure. Maidman’s drawings and paintings are included in the permanent collections of the Library of Congress, the New Britain Museum of American Art, the Wausau Museum of Contemporary Art, and the Long Beach Museum of Art. His art and writing on art have been featured in The Huffington Post, ForbesWhitehot, ARTnewsW, and many others. He has been shown in solo shows in New York City and in group shows across the United States and Europe. He is a repeat guest critic at the New York Academy of Art. His books, Daniel Maidman: Nudes and Theseus: Vincent Desiderio on Art, are available from Griffith Moon Publishing. He paints in Brooklyn, New York.

Man Versus the Tower by Daniel Maidman The Edge of the Forest by Daniel Maidman His Mother as He Remembers Her by Daniel Maidman The Stranger by Daniel Maidman