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Cover: Greg Miller, Assorted Works


DECONSTRUCTING ALLUSION Featuring GREG MILLER September 7, 2017 – November 11, 2017 511A WEST 22ND ST, NEW YORK, NY 10011 WWW.JOANNEARTMANGALLERY.COM JOANNEARTMAN@AOL.COM 949.510.5481


DECONSTRUCTING ALLUSION The passage of time as well as the impermanence and transitory nature of collective memory are both felt in the work of Greg Miller, who constructs as well as deconstructs our perception of social history through the ephemera of the golden age of the print media. JoAnne Artman Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of recent work in which Miller layers and reconstructs this imagery of mid-century American consciousness in clever, incongruous juxtapositions that are a life-like, contemporary approach to Pop. Known for his cheekily playful and vividly rendered visual collages, Miller draws on his urban Californian roots, engaging with the ambiguity in the American landscape. In the works presented Miller explores the connection between advertising, urban environment, and our social history. Referencing classic typefaces and color palettes, the images echo both the look and feel of print advertisements.

Miller achieves this impression by fastidiously and painstakingly re-creating the look of age, grit, and time through the use of paint, collage paper and resin on canvas, painting each visual element by hand. Miller’s work resonates on both visual as well as linguistic levels through the dialogue afforded by their association. Working with the imagery of the visual detritus in all of its faded glory, Miller preserves for us the ephemeral beauty of the printed material. GREG MILLER (b. 1951, Sacramento, California) spends him time between New York, NY and Los Angeles, CA. His work has been exhibited internationally and is featured in numerous private and museum collections.

Greg Miller’s work will inspire, provoke, engage and mesmerize. With visual perceptions always changing, peek behind the stories told and you're sure to find the right artistic expression!


Left: “A” Heart/Is That Better, Acrylic on Paper, 32 1/4 x 24 1/4 inches Right: “A” Club/Tell The Man, Acrylic on Paper, 32 1/4 x 24 1/4 inches


Left: “A” Diamond/Victory, Acrylic on Paper, 32 1/4 x 24 1/4 inches Right: “A” Spade/The Anything Man, Acrylic on Paper, 32 1/4 x 24 1/4 inches


American Woman, Acrylic Paint, Collage, Flag on Panel, 74 x 52 inches


Attak, Acrylic Paint, Collage on Panel, 48 x 60 inches


Hero, Acrylic Paint, Collage on Panel, 84 x 87 inches


MADE IN USA, Acrylic Paint, Collage, on Antique Book Jacket, 51 x 47 inches

Opposite: side view


HISTORY, Acrylic Paint, Collage, on Antique Book Jacket, 24 x 19 inches Opposite: side view Scorpion V, Oil on Canvas, 60 x 40 inches


SUPER, Acrylic Paint, Collage, on Antique Book Jacket, 21 x 17 inches Opposite: side view


Far As The Eye Could See, Acrylic Paint, Collage, Books on Panel, 36 x 36 inches Opposite: Side View


Inside Story, Acrylic Paint, Collage, Books on Panel, 36 x 36 inches Opposite: Side View


Published in conjunction with the exhibition: Deconstructing Allusion: Featuring Greg Miller September 7, 2017 - November 11, 2017 JoAnne Artman Gallery 511A West 22nd Street, New York, NY 10011 Catalogue © JoAnne Artman Gallery Artwork © Greg Miller


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Deconstructing Allusion: Featuring Greg Miller - JoAnne Artman Gallery, NYC  

Exhibition catalogue for "Deconstructing Allusion: Featuring Greg Miller" at JoAnne Artman Gallery, New York, Fall 2017.

Deconstructing Allusion: Featuring Greg Miller - JoAnne Artman Gallery, NYC  

Exhibition catalogue for "Deconstructing Allusion: Featuring Greg Miller" at JoAnne Artman Gallery, New York, Fall 2017.

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