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 [...]