Artist Matthew Day Jackson (featured in our upcoming exhibition “Common Ground”) takes his work on the road, er, race track.

Matthew Day Jackson is on top of his game with work on show this week at Hauser & Wirth at Frieze (B6) and the Whitney Museum, but now the artist is seeking his thrills in an altogether more perilous way. “I’m going to be drag racing for the next year or two,” he says, explaining that he has built a Super Comp Dragster with help from professional racecar builders and has embarked on special training in Florida so he can drive it on the track at Englishtown, New Jersey … Read more (The Art Newspaper)

Artist Matthew Day Jackson (featured in our upcoming exhibition “Common Ground”) takes his work on the road, er, race track.

Matthew Day Jackson is on top of his game with work on show this week at Hauser & Wirth at Frieze (B6) and the Whitney Museum, but now the artist is seeking his thrills in an altogether more perilous way. “I’m going to be drag racing for the next year or two,” he says, explaining that he has built a Super Comp Dragster with help from professional racecar builders and has embarked on special training in Florida so he can drive it on the track at Englishtown, New Jersey … Read more (The Art Newspaper)

Posted on May 8, 2012

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