Mark Flood: GOOGLE MURDER-SUICIDE

Pleasures and terrors of the neoliberal digital age

By David Everitt Howe

Google Transformer CGI, 2017. Image: courtesy the artist and Maccarone, New York & Los Angeles

Maccarone, New York, 2 May – 28 JulyThere are groups of dumpy, paint-stained black couches scattered throughout Mark Flood’s latest exhibition. They look like they came from the furniture store Rooms To Go, or even more tragically, a Goodwill in New Haven, Connecticut. They’re actually from the artist’s studio in Houston, TX, and they’re a tad slutty, since they ‘get around’ to so many of the artist’s shows. Here, they’re placed over equally downtrodden carpets, and face Flood’s paintings. This…

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