October 14, 2021 / November 13, 2021

Me and You in the Cosmic Stew

Aaron Johnson

G/F & 1/F, 159 Hollywood Road
Central Hong Kong
Open: Tuesday – Saturday, 11 AM – 7 PM

Over The Influence is pleased to present Me and You in the Cosmic Stew, a solo exhibition with Aaron Johnson

This new series of paintings vibrate with ethereal figures that dissolve into hazes of disembodied color, juicy luminosity, and radiant blurs. His fluid approach to painting is rooted in the tradition of Color Field painting, working on the floor staining the raw canvas with washes of color, allowing spontaneity and unpredictability to drive the compositions. This is a show in 2 parts: in the lower gallery, large and medium paintings that depict gatherings of ethereal figures, and in the upper gallery a series of intimate scaled otherworldly portraits.

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Aaron Johnson

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Aaron Johnson lives and works in Brooklyn, and holds an MFA from Hunter College, NYC, 2005. His work is in permanent collections including The Museum of Modern Art, New York; The Weisman Foundation, Los Angeles; and Coleccion Solo, Madrid.