Talon Gustafson

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Plastic bottle, spray paint, coat hook and denim.
Luffa, denim, plastic bottle, coat hook, and spray paint.
mini-cereal boxes, collage, spray paint.
linoleum tile, garland, spray paint on panel.
linoleum tile, luffa, garland, spray paint on panel.
Talon
Gustafson
Artist's Statement

Talon Gustafson makes work that is concerned with the American domestic environment; it's relationship to contemporary art, advertising and popular culture. He references DIY home decoration, home storage, commercial window displays, and popular advertising language to create installations, paintings, collages, videos, and sculpture.

Talon received his M.F.A. from the Cranbrook Academy of Art (Bloomfield Hills, Michigan) in 2010 and his B.F.A. from Minneapolis College of Art and Design (Minneapolis, Minnestoa) in 2000. Additionally, he attended the Rhode Island School of Design from 2006 to 2008.

He lives and works in New York City.

Bio/Resume

Talon True Gustafson

Education:
2000 Minneapolis College of Art and Design BFA
2006 Rhode Island School of Design
2010 Cranbrook Academy of Art MFA

Selected Exhibitions:

2011
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Allegra LaViola Gallery
179 East Broadway
New York, NY

2010
Public Records
The Museum of Public Fiction
749 Avenue 50
Los Angeles CA

Out of The Woods
Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit
4454 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI

2009
WOW HUH
Forum Gallery
39221 Woodward Avenue
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

Stay Sick At Home
Forum Gallery
39221 Woodward Avenue
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

2008
FamJam
The Waiting Room Gallery
Tokyo, Japan

Lives and works in New York City.