Oliver Vernon: Counterpoint @ The Chambers Project, Grass Valley

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“This is part of human nature, the desire to change consciousness.” When Michael Pollan so lucidly spoke of the experience of psychedelics a few years back in his research into the healing and psychologically therapeutic qualities of mind-enhancing drugs, we immediately thought of the Furtherrr Collective of painters that includes Mars-1, Damon Soule, David Lee, and Noma Edonna. And of course, Oliver Vernon. In particular, his work is an immersively transcendent, densely packed psychedelia that looks as if the Hubble Telescope has wired itself into Vernon’s brain so he could paint the furthest galaxies imaginable.

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