Meredyth Sparks | the artist
The artist Meredyth Sparks
Born 1972, , USA.
Lives and works in New York, USA, .
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We were strangers for too long
Meredyth Sparks is known for her collages on the theme of rock movements of the 70s and 80s. The selected photos of Blondie, David Bowie, Gary Newman, Petty Smith and other musicians are worked on by her with geometrical shapes from sequins and aluminum foil. These additional elements, partly covering the depictions of the musicians, leave visible only the most important (in Meredyth Sparks point of view) elements of the image.
In her first solo exhibition at Galerie Frank Elbaz, Were treating each other just like strangers., Meredyth Sparks presents an ongoing series of collages that feature popular musicians. Sparks scans these found objectsnamely record covers and photographs which are then altered through a digital process of erasing and cropping and, once reprinted, applies aluminum foil and glitter to their surfaces…
Untitled (Talking Heads I ) – 2005