Thinkspace Assignments is presenting Scott Listfield’s newest show with the gallery, The Multiverse. This advanced clearly show is the result of two several years of feeling caught, equally bodily and mentally. On the other facet of a hard interval globally and personally, Listfield set out to make a present that was autobiographical in nature.
On the lookout back again at the diverse life he’s lived, people today he’s identified, and virtually 600 paintings he’s established, Listfield was capable to see his signature astronaut in a new light. Revisiting some of the earliest configurations as a usually means to revisit the time in his life when he first created individuals items, and stroll in the footwear of a considerably younger variation of himself.
The consequence is placing, balancing the alien with the familiar, the practical with the superb. At its main, the show is about escaping—escaping as each a implies of relief and self-discovery. As Listfield relives some of his earliest days and earliest work, he finds his way back to his personal beginnings in parallel with the astronaut. The function is extensive and diversified.
“The centerpiece of this show are the 3 largest paintings I’ve at any time created, each a literal monument to recollections of people I’ve misplaced along the way,” Listfield claims. “I essential to create individuals monuments to don’t forget. I required to make all those monuments to shift on. I’ve been inside of recently, hunting back again. It’s time to go exterior again and glance to the potential.”