Greg Miller: Inspired by Vintage California Highway Posters

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The London gallery Scream is showing Greg Miller’s new mixed media works that explore the urban streetscape of his American roots. In paint and collage, he references travels with his father from northern California through the San Joaquin Valley in the 1950s, recording with his young artist eye the ripped and torn billboards along Highway 99.

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Miller’s abstracted backgrounds of drips, patterns, and phrases and the peeling back of layers provide a study in the impermanence of the things that surround us. His large-scale paintings and installations aim to make the most fleeting parts of American culture tangible. –Exhibition Notes

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Greg Miller’s work is featured in numerous museum and private collections, including  those organized by the Charles Saatchi Collection and the Frederick R. Weisman Collection. “The Get Go,” a volume of his writings, photography and paintings, was published in 2010. Miller spends his time between Austin, Texas and Los Angeles.

The Scream website, here.

Artist website, here.

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