John Aaron Frank
13 May21 August 2020




The galerie lange + pult is pleased to present you the second solo exhibition in our Zurich gallery space by the american artist John Aaron Frank.

Born 1985 in Cleveland, John Aaron Frank lives and works in Brooklyn. In his work the american artist John Aaron Frank (*1985) questions realities of the western culture in a humorous, witty and critical way. His objects examine the artificial icons of a culture, whose projection power and depth he explores not only on the basis of motifs themselves, but also with material combinations of silver and gold, paper and craft paper. In John Aaron Frank’s works, however, not only material worlds collide. His symbolism is varied, differentiated. What is sculptural abstraction, what is painterly abstraction? What are your limits, where are your connections? Is there a verbal abstraction and if so, how can it be represented, how can it be grasped? The exhibited works present a differentiated, sublimely ironic, yet socially critical view that embodies the charm of the dazzling, glamorous material and warns against falling for the beautiful appearance. The metaphor merges with the glamor of a reality that, like life, is ephemeral, yet leaves room for poetry. Frank says «There