Matthew Krishanu 


    • Undercurrents
    • New York 3 East 89th Street
      April 7 - May 14, 2022
    • Allie Biswas on Matthew Krishanu

      Memories of childhood permeate the subtropical world that Matthew Krishanu constructs in his evocative paintings. In these works, the past is distilled and reassembled to create vivid scenes that feel fused to a former time. Tangible environments shape these narratives: powdery pastel terrains bookended by cloudless blue skies and pools of turquoise water, interior spaces (particularly churches) incorporate palm trees and other vernacular additions, such as primary-color streamers that cascade from the ceiling. Especially critical to the...

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