Matt Saunders’ collaboration with Niels Borch Jensen Editions began only 17 moons ago; in this relatively short amount of time, he has produced an extensive body of etchings and photogravures which will be presented in his first solo exhibition at Niels Borch Jensen Gallery Berlin.
Saunders’ print projects resonate with his explorations between painting, photography, and film. In his work, he stretches the possibilities of traditional print making by bringing together multiple materials, such as oil paint, linen, various types of ink and mylar. This interrogation of mediums as well as the experimentation with qualities of materials are the basis for the complex prints featured in the exhibition.
Matt Saunders, born 1975 in Tacoma, Washington (USA) lives and works in Cambridge, MA (USA) and Berlin. He studied at Harvard and Yale. In 2009 he received a Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award, and in 2013 the Prix Jean-Francois-Prat. His work has been exhibited across the globe, at such notable institutions as the Museum of Modern Art (2014), the Whitney Museum of American Art (2013), Tate Liverpool (2012), the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (2011), the 2011 Sharjah Biennial, The Renaissance Society, Chicago (2010) and the Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin (2008). Matt Saunders has been working with Niels Borch Jensen Editions since 2014.