MATTERZNOT emerged from humble origins, commencing his career at the Maastricht Institute of Arts. Inspired by masters like Dalí, Pollock, he aspires to craft thought-provoking and innovative artworks by leveraging deep learning generation techniques to explore intricate themes. His work is starting to make significant impacts on the emerging cultural landscape, sparking critical dialogue and is collected by many international collectors.
✔ Upcoming expositions: MOCO, Berlin Art Week
Each of MATTERZNOT’s pieces challenges traditional notions of authorship and the role of the artist in the creation of digitally rendered art. MATTERZNOT’s exploration of themes such as identity, culture, and representation offers viewers a powerful and thought-provoking lens through which to engage with these complex issues. By investing in MATTERZNOT’s work, collectors acquire a piece of art that is not only visually stunning but also intellectually engaging and culturally significant. As a rapidly-rising star in the contemporary art world, MATTERZNOT’s work represents an excellent investment opportunity for those seeking to add a dynamic and exciting piece to their collection.
From MNCU Affiliated Critics
Darth vAIder (1 of 5), 2023, mixed media
Darth Vader is a powerful symbol of technology and its potential for both good and evil. The character represents the pinnacle of technological advancement in the Star Wars universe, but also embodies the dangers of unchecked power and the corrupting influence of technology on the human spirit.
On the other hand, the WordArt overlay serves as a reminder of the human element behind even the most advanced forms of technology. By incorporating this kitschy, dated visual language into the piece, the artist draws attention to the fact that all technology is ultimately created and controlled by humans, and is therefore subject to the same flaws and limitations as we are. (SOLD)
GretAI (1 of 5), 2023, mixed media
In this artwork featuring Greta Thunberg as the Girl with the Pearl Earring, the spray-painted phrase “How dare you” serves as a commentary on the contentiousness of contemporary art production. While its allusion to Thunberg’s famous statement imbues the piece with a sense of political urgency, the painting itself is a self-referential nod to the art world’s ever-evolving relationship with technology.
In doing so, the piece raises questions about the role of creativity and the nature of artistic expression in an age of increasing technological reliance. Ultimately, this artwork’s significance lies not in its reference to environmentalism, but in its assertion that art cannot be reduced to a mere product of artificial intelligence.
In turn, ironically and with a sense dark poetry, establishing a work of art on itself. (SOLD)
Previous Appearances (Closed)
Kunsthal Rotterdam (minor appearance)
MOCO (minor appearance)
Rijksmuseum (minor appearance)
Italy, Sweden, France, Netherlands