Manuel Mathieu.

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Kavi Gupta is proud to present Nobody is Watching, the first American solo exhibition of the work of Manuel Mathieu.

Qi Baishi (1864 – 1957) declared that “paintings must be something between likeness and unlikeness.” This sentiment perfectly describes the haunting mix of figuration and abstraction Mathieu employs in his paintings, which take as their subject the details of his life, while at the same time searching for the unknown.

Born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti in 1986, Mathieu was raised in an environment infused with both danger and beauty. During the 21 years he stayed in his home country, he became witness to constant political upheaval, widespread disease, and ongoing natural disasters. He also experienced the rich history of art and independence that is integral to the Haitian culture. Within that atmosphere, he learned to embrace the ephemeral connection between what is tangible about life, and what is fleeting...

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