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Gavin Rain

November 22, 2014 – March 8, 2015

Gavin Rain
New Mandella
Acrylic on canvas
Courtesy Unix Gallery

A native of Cape Town, South Africa,Gavin Rain works primarily in a neopointillist style. He cites two main narratives in his work: Hidden in plain sight, in which the subject cannot be seen until the viewer takes a few steps back; and Pseudo digital, in which the artist uses rows of dots in a pattern similar to television or computer screens. He credits Seurat, Russian avant garde art of the 1900s and the work of many architects as his main artistic influences. Rain’s work has been seen throughout the world in solo and group exhibitions.