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The Word Magazine
Ruby Reding for The Word Magazine

Manuel Mathieu’s artworks somehow speak to the grandeur of Renaissance oil painting and the abstraction of more contemporary canvases.
The Haitian artist’s thinking behind the frames engages in a dialogue with his homeland’s recent political histories, and the insurgencies that stem back to 1791. These are big, ambitious paintings, presenting twisted, morphing figures and confronting you with the power of paint.


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