Temporary Gallery Berlin is pleased to exhibit Jason Hoelscher: Recent Paintings, a series of works that Hoelscher calls "short attention span paintings for short attention span culture". Combining the quick-glance semiotics of corporate iconography with the gestalt read of 1960s minimalism, Hoelscher's latest series of paintings incorporate areas of raw, unprimed canvas that play off of the highly-finished painted areas, exploring the range of contrasts between constructed flatness and literal flatness.
Connie Goldman, Jason Hoelscher & Vitor Mejuto (l to r) June 26 – July 24, 2010
Installation view March 8 – April 6, 2010 The SCAD exhibitions department presents Minimalish, a solo exhibition by SCAD painting professor Jason Hoelscher. Hoelscher’s vibrant, abstract paintings are primarily sourced from the rules of perspective and modernist abstraction, but are also influenced by graphic novels, pop, and punk culture. This seemingly unusual combination of elements offers an enlivened investigation of the historical and contemporary influences in art.
Jason Hoelscher, Catalyticon, 2009 Acrylic on canvas, 66 x 48 inches November 6, 2009 – January 2, 2010 Jason Hoelscher’s work explores the interzones between flat and spatial, between corporate and aesthetic. Using a sleek, minimal look influenced as much by logos and graphic design as by minimalism and hard-edge abstract painting, Hoelscher tests two of the dominant pictorial modes of painting over the last 500 years. Combining the visual cues of Renaissance perspective with [...]