Kool-Aid Silkscreens and Bee-Emulsion Photography
Matthew Brandt courtesy Yossi Milo Gallery 'Frosting 3', 2012 from the series Taste Tests in Color
Artist Matthew Brandt will have his first solo show in New York starting tomorrow. Look for Taste Tests in Color, a series of multi-layered silkscreens made with edible inks of cotton candy, Kool-Aid, mouthwash, and pills.
Matthew Brandt courtesy Yossi Milo Gallery Stone Lagoon, CA 3, 2008. Chromogenic print soaked in Stone Lagoon water.
Also keep an eye out for Honeybees, for which Brandt collected hundreds of dead and sick bees on the coast of California and photographed them using a nineteenth-century gum-bichromate printing process. Brandt's show opens tomorrow and runs through July 20 at the Yossi Milo Gallery in Chelsea.