"The street is big and sad like a boulevard" was part of Marie Matusz solo exhibition "Prequel" at Blue Velvet Projects in 2023. Marie executes her concepts through minimal sculptural installations, sound works, writings, and films, and in this case mixed media.
About the Artist
Marie Matusz (b. 1994) is a young Swiss artist who lives and works in Basel and Berlin. Marie's work is conceptual, her practice is the result of a critical engagement with forms and their inherent meanings, evolved through research into a variety of philosophical, sociological, and linguistic theories. In 2021, Marie won the prestigious Swiss Art Awards and had numerous solo shows already, both in Switzerland and international.
2023 Blue Velvet Projects, Zurich (solo)
2022 Lonely Daters, Clima Gallery, Milan (solo)
2022 Fall, Swiss Institute, Milan (solo)
2022 Vultures, Der Tank, Basel (solo)
2022 The Fairest - non playable character, Insituto Pier Fortunato Calvi, Venice (group)
2022 Intelleaks, Nameagesexlocation, Mexico (group)
2016/2018 Master of Visual Arts Hochschule für Gestaltung und Kunst, FHNW, Basel
2013/2016 Bachelor of Visual Arts Haute Ecole d’Art et de Design, HEAD, Geneva
2009/2012 Literature and Philosophy, Emilie de Rodat, Toulouse
Pigments, acrylic, varnish, forex, acrylic glass
74 x 197 cm
Blue Velvet Projects