There are a number of things that distinguish Zak Prekop, who was born in 1979, from other young painters. The most important one is that he hasn’t turned what he does into a style or, in today’s parlance, a brand consisting of signature gestures. For while he has developed a method of making based on collage and optical disturbance, he has kept his options open. He embraces both the literal and the fictive as well as intertwines them in ways that are assured and compelling.
NEW YORK, NY.- Zach Feuer Gallery presents Spontaneous Generation, a group exhibition curated by Meredith Darrow featuring work by Lynda Benglis, Sarah Braman, Alistair Frost, Fergus Feehily, Zak Prekop, Ken Price and Kevin Zucker. ... Read Post
The intense, ostensibly minimalist yet beguilingly layered and process-composed paintings by young Brooklyn-based Zak Prekop unveil themselves like a Jorge Luis Borges plot device. I spent a leisurely while in front of and angled to... Read Post