Location: Los Angeles (United States)
Evan Holloway is a contemporary American sculptor. Working in a wide multimedia practice. His work is characterized by his playful approach to consumer culture and pop imagery. Holloway regularly incorporates everyday objects. Such as piles or cinder blocks with hand-carved elements. As seen in Dodecastack (2015), a tower of 12 colorful sculpted heads with functional bulbs affixed to the center of each face. His practice has been described as quintessentially Californian. Critic Jonathan Griffin asserting that Holloway “belongs to the first generation of artists in Los Angeles who have not looked outside of California, New York or Europe, to define their work”.
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Born in 1967 in Whittier, California, he received his BA from the University of California at Santa Cruz and his MFA from the University of California at Los Angeles. Her work has been featured in major surveys such as the Whitney Biennial 2002, and the artist’s main exhibitions include those held at the Paula Cooper Gallery in New York, the David Kordansky Gallery in Los Angeles, and the San Francisco Museum of Art. Holloway’s work is in the collections of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles. From the Hirshhorn Museum in Washington, D.C.