Best of the New: Wall Treatment

Alex Menocal

A geometric wall drawing by Chicago artist Alex Menocal

Give him a blank wall and Chicago artist Alex Menocal will use it as a canvas to make a temporary (tape) or permanent (vinyl paint) statement that practically leaps into your living room. Menocal’s large-scale geometric drawings are a creative cut above mass-produced peel-and-stick wall decals, and his obsessions—lines and triangles—take on an ever-changing array of forms and colors. The works are edgier than wallpaper and more liberated than anything in a frame.


Photograph: Katrina Wittcamp




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