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Carrie Moyer: Analog Time

DC Moore Gallery is pleased to present Carrie Moyer: Analog Time on view from April 1 – May 1, 2021. Moyer’s use of abstraction continues to be a medium for sensations and this new body of work is a recollection of the last year spent largely in the twenty-five-block radius of her Brooklyn studio. Analog Time references a new appreciation for the intensity of daily life and a new sense of time that has fused mind and body, memory and imagination, micro and macro.

Largely known for her exuberant colors, a number of paintings in this exhibition embrace a “down-shift” in palette, with Moyer embracing grey, navy, and deeper green tones that anchor or weave throughout layers of more saturated pigments, as in Hell’s Bells and Buckets (2020). Small, tactile imperfections placed on the surface appear granular under opaque shapes, signifying the artist’s hand purposefully disrupting the canvas.

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Hell's Bells and Buckets, 2020
Acrylic and sand on canvas
66 x 60 inches

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Seed Release, 2021

Acrylic, sand, and glitter on canvas

66 x 60 inches

Galaxyhymne (Galaxy Hymn), 2021
Acrylic and glitter on canvas

66 x 60 inches

Cosmic Shiva, 2021

Acrylic, sand, and glitter on canvas

66 x 60 inches

Orange Zone, 2021

Acrylic, sand, and glitter on canvas

66 x 60 inches

Pet My Leaf, 2020

Acrylic and glitter on canvas

78 x 60 inches

Reverie (There's a Hole in My Bucket Dear Liza), 2021

Acrylic and glitter on canvas

78 x 96 inches

Hell's Bells and Buckets, 2020
Acrylic and sand on canvas
66 x 60 inches

Click arrows for additional paintings

Seed Release, 2021

Acrylic, sand, and glitter on canvas

66 x 60 inches

Galaxyhymne (Galaxy Hymn), 2021
Acrylic and glitter on canvas

66 x 60 inches

Cosmic Shiva, 2021

Acrylic, sand, and glitter on canvas

66 x 60 inches

Orange Zone, 2021

Acrylic, sand, and glitter on canvas

66 x 60 inches

Pet My Leaf, 2020

Acrylic and glitter on canvas

78 x 60 inches

Reverie (There's a Hole in My Bucket Dear Liza), 2021

Acrylic and glitter on canvas

78 x 96 inches

works on paper press release

Analog #3, 2020

Mixed media and collage on paper

25 1/2 x 19 1/2 inches

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Having spent time in Italy creating works on paper in the fall of 2019, Moyer returned inspired to further explore the medium’s capabilities for abstraction. These new works on paper are included in Analog Time. They were also a direct response to harshness and inequities of life beyond her studio, prompting the need to fully imagine new fantastical spaces with collage and water-based media. 

“On paper, my fondness for a comic, sci-fi sensibility turned metaphysical and atmospheric through the repeated process of staining, salting, and spraying the surface with inks and water. Everything is saturated.”

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Left: Analog #8, 2020. Mixed media and collage on paper, 18 3/8 x 13 1/2 inches

Right: Analog #4, 2020. Mixed media and collage on paper, 21 7/8 x 14 7/8 inches

Carrie Moyer is an artist and writer known for her sumptuous paintings on canvas, which explore and extend the legacy of American Abstraction while paying homage to many of its seminal female figures, among them Helen Frankenthaler, Elizabeth Murray, and Georgia O’Keeffe. Overflowing with visual precedents and recognizable forms, Moyer’s work proposes a new approach to fusing material experimentation and a passion for the history of painting into a highly original voice. In addition, Moyer’s work is influenced by a background in design and queer activism.

Moyer was featured in the 2017 Whitney Museum Biennial and has also been the subject of recent museum exhibitions such as Carrie Moyer: Pirate Jenny, Tang Museum, Sarasota Springs, NY (2013); Carrie Moyer: One Night Only, Dallas, TX (2019); Queer Abstraction, Des Moines Art Center, IA (2019); Carrie Moyer and Sheila Pepe: Tabernacles for Trying Times, Portland Museum of Art, ME (2020) which will travel to Museum of Art and Design, New York, NY in May of 2021.

DC Moore Gallery’s exhibition will be accompanied by a catalogue Carrie Moyer: Analog Time.

A monograph on Carrie Moyer will be published in Fall of 2021 by Rizzoli.

Exhibition Catalogue for Carrie Moyer: Analog Time 

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Hell's Bells and Buckets, 2020
Acrylic and sand on canvas
66 x 60 inches

Galaxyhymne (Galaxy Hymn), 2021

Acrylic and glitter on canvas

66 x 60 inches

Seed Release, 2021

Acrylic, sand, and glitter on canvas

66 x 60 inches

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Reverie (There's a Hole in My Bucket Dear Liza), 2021

Acrylic and glitter on canvas

78 x 96 inches

Cosmic Shiva, 2021

Acrylic, sand, and glitter on canvas

66 x 60 inches

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Orange Zone, 2021

Acrylic, sand, and glitter on canvas

66 x 60 inches

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Split Infinities, 2020

Acrylic, sand, and glitter on canvas

78 x 96 inches

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Pet My Leaf, 2020

Acrylic and glitter on canvas

78 x 60 inches

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Analog #1, 2020

Mixed media and collage on paper

21 7/8 x 19 3/8 inches

Analog #2, 2020

Mixed media and collage on paper

25 1/2 x 19 5/8 inches

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Analog #3, 2020

Mixed media and collage on paper

25 1/2 x 19 1/2 inches

Analog #4, 2020

Mixed media and collage on paper

22 x 14 1/2 inches

Analog #5, 2020

Mixed media and collage on paper

24 x 21 1/4 inches

Analog #6, 2020

Mixed media and collage on paper

21 1/4 x 14 7/8 inches

Analog #7, 2020

Mixed media and collage on paper

22 1/4 x 15 inches

Analog #8, 2020

Mixed media and collage on paper

18 3/8 x 13 1/2 inches

Analog #9, 2020

Mixed media and collage on paper

28 x 18 1/2 inches

Analog #10, 2020

Mixed media and collage on paper

22 5/8 x 16 7/8 inches

Bestiary, 2020

Mixed media and collage on paper

22 x 15 inches

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Hell's Bells and Buckets, 2020
Acrylic and sand on canvas
66 x 60 inches

Galaxyhymne (Galaxy Hymn), 2021

Acrylic and glitter on canvas

66 x 60 inches

Seed Release, 2021

Acrylic, sand, and glitter on canvas

66 x 60 inches

Reverie (There's a Hole in My Bucket Dear Liza), 2021

Acrylic and glitter on canvas

78 x 96 inches

Cosmic Shiva, 2021

Acrylic, sand, and glitter on canvas

66 x 60 inches

Orange Zone, 2021

Acrylic, sand, and glitter on canvas

66 x 60 inches

Split Infinities, 2020

Acrylic, sand, and glitter on canvas

78 x 96 inches

Pet My Leaf, 2020

Acrylic and glitter on canvas

78 x 60 inches

Analog #1, 2020

Mixed media and collage on paper

21 7/8 x 19 3/8 inches

Analog #2, 2020

Mixed media and collage on paper

25 1/2 x 19 5/8 inches

Analog #3, 2020

Mixed media and collage on paper

25 1/2 x 19 1/2 inches

Analog #4, 2020

Mixed media and collage on paper

22 x 14 1/2 inches

Analog #5, 2020

Mixed media and collage on paper

24 x 21 1/4 inches

Analog #6, 2020

Mixed media and collage on paper

21 1/4 x 14 7/8 inches

Analog #7, 2020

Mixed media and collage on paper

22 1/4 x 15 inches

Analog #8, 2020

Mixed media and collage on paper

18 3/8 x 13 1/2 inches

Analog #9, 2020

Mixed media and collage on paper

28 x 18 1/2 inches

Analog #10, 2020

Mixed media and collage on paper

22 5/8 x 16 7/8 inches

Bestiary, 2020

Mixed media and collage on paper

22 x 15 inches

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Carrie Moyer in Conversation with David Humphrey
April 14, 2021 via Zoom

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