By Caroline Biggs

Published on January 5, 2015

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For his most recent showing—a two-person exhibition with artist Hartmut Bohm—reductive abstract artist extraordinaire Matthew Deleget experiments with methods of color field painting which are usually of a grandiose scale. The show, on display at Dr. Julius AP from November 13 until January 24, 2015, was inspired by “shuffle” feature on most mp3 players and inverts traditional color patterns Deleget selected at random. “With these new paintings,” Deleget explains, “I'm interested to see if an intense color experience can happen on a minute scale.”

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Each painting consists of a checkered grid of four colors completely selected at random.

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To compound things, some paintings contain further, smaller Shuffle paintings placed within them, also at random.

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To compound things, some paintings contain further, smaller Shuffle paintings placed within them, also at random.