The colorful manipulations of paint that Kroll presents mirror an exciting engagement with the intuitive, risk-taking process that he brings to the studio coupled with a refined sensibility that structurally engages order and chaos with organizing principles that place layer over layer to formulate emotional histories. They are a visual “attempt at a theory of everything,” as he says, that recombine techniques and methodologies in myriad ways to explore the full range of possibilities within the medium. (MP). alexanderkroll.com

Dawn at the Box Office, 2014, Oil, Acrylic, Flashe and Urethane on Canvas 96 x 84 inches. Hort Family Collection, New York, NY

Winter Neon Slipping Down, 2015, Oil, Acrylic, Enamel, Flashe, Spray Paint and Ink on Wooden Panel, 24 x 18 inches

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Max Presneill & Kio Griffith from ARTRA Curatorial is a volunteer organization for the implementation of new modes of exhibition, locally, nationally and internationally, that feature artist-led emerging platforms and opportunity based interactions and community building via social practice type events. Founded in 2009, the group has instigated large scale art events and exchanges, as well as the alternative art fair Co/Lab, throughout Los Angeles and has new projects being presented in China, France and UK in 2014, as well as the continuation of their MAS ATTACK series of events both in LA and other US cities.

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