Matt Hoyt It's Always Nice to Meet You November 5- December 21 2014

Matt Hoyt (b. 1975, Mount Kisco, NY) lives and works in Brooklyn. Hoyt received his BFA in 2000 from the School of Visual Arts. Selected exhibitions include: The Whitney Biennial (2012); Greater New York, MoMA|PS1, NY (2010); 2006-2011, Bureau, NY; Mind is Outer Space, Casey Kaplan, NY; Matt Hoyt, Dave Miko, Tom Thayer, Doyers Space, NY; Addicted to Highs and Lows cur. by Richard Aldrich, Bortolami, NY; On Top of the Whale, Cur. Olivia Shao, Mitchell Algus, NY; Escalator to Common Art w/ Mark Yetter, Dispatch, NY. His work is in the collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art. In 2013 Hoyt was awarded the Foundation for Contemporary Arts’ Grants to Artists Award.

In a gallery space, a green tinted table stands in the center of the room. On top of the table are three plinths housing multiple, miniature sculptural objects resembling organic forms.
Two handmade sculptures resembling chestnuts resting on top of an orange-tinted plinth with a white wall behind them partially in view.

Untitled (Group 113 - Shag Bark Chestnuts), 2014, MDF and polyurethane support containing 2 component objects comprised of some or all of the following: various putties, epoxy and polyurethane, 2 ½ × 6 ¼ × 4 ¼ in.

A handmade sculpture resembling a connected row of round bulbs resting on top of a blue-tinted plinth with a white wall partially in view.

Untitled (Group 119 - Tail Bone), 2014, MDF and polyurethane support containing 1 component object comprised of various putties, tempera and spray paint, 2 ¼ × 10 ¾ × 5 ¾ in.

A handmade sculpture resembling a connected bunch of round bulbs resting on top of a brown-tinted plinth with a white wall partially in view.

Untitled (Group 104 - Bulbous Hexagram), 2014, MDF and polyurethane support containing 1 component object comprised of various putties and spray paint, 3 ¼ × 7 × 7 in.

In a darkened gallery space, four tables arranged in a square facing one another. Resting on top of the tables are numerous small plinths housing various miniature sculptural objects.
In a darkened gallery space, a green-tinted table. Resting on top of the table are three small plinths housing various miniature sculptural objects. The objects resemble bone forms or other organic matter.
Three miniature, abstract sculptures resembling bone forms or other organic matter resting on top of a pink-tinted plinth with a white wall behind them partially in view.

Untitled (Group 106 - Once), 2006 - 2014, MDF and polyurethane support containing 3 component objects comprised of some or all of the following: various putties, clay, Krazy Glue, pastel, tempera and spray paint, 1 ¾ × 5 × 5 ½ in.

Two small sculptures resembling bones or other organic matter on top of an green-tinted plinth.

Untitled (Group 109 - Two Passages), 2013 - 2014, MDF and polyurethane support containing 2 component objects comprised of some or all of the following: various putties and spray paint, 2 × 8 ½ × 6 ½ in.

Numerous miniature sculptures resembling organic matter resting on top of a dark gray-tinted plinth on top of a tan table. A white wall is partially in view.

Untitled (Group 102 - Tangential Taxonomy), 2008 - 2014, MDF and polyurethane support containing 9 component objects comprised of some or all of the following: various putties, polyurethane, wood, tempera and spray paint, 1 ½ × 16 × 8 ½ in.

In a gallery space, four miniature arrangements of abstract sculptures are placed on small colorful plinths spaced evenly apart on a green-tinted table.
Two miniature sculptures resembling organic matter found in nature. One is sculpted in the formation of a multi-pointed star. The objects are resting on top of a blue-tinted plinth with a white wall partially visible behind them.

Untitled (Group 110 - Pull / Line Pull / Line), 2013 - 2014, MDF and polyurethane support containing 2 component objects comprised of various putties, 3 ¼ × 8 × 7 in.

Four miniature sculptures resembling organic forms resting on top of a green-tinted plinth.

Untitled (Group 122 - Around the House), 2012 - 2014, MDF and polyurethane support containing 4 component objects comprised of some or all of the following: various putties and plastic, 1 ½ × 6 ¼ × 6 in.

Two abstract, miniature sculptures resembling objects found in nature placed on top of a green-tinted plinth.

Untitled (Group 112 - Eyelets), 2006 - 2014, MDF and polyurethane support containing 2 component objects comprised of some or all of the following: various putties, paper clay and metal, 1 ½ × 5 ¾ × 4 in.

Three miniature sculptures resembling objects found in nature placed on top of a yellow-tinted plinth.

Untitled (Group 123 - Convex / Concave Forms), 2006 - 2014, MDF and polyurethane support containing 3 component objects comprised of some or all of the following: various putties, polymer clay and tempera paint, 1 ¾ × 9 ½ × 7 in.

Two miniature, abstract sculptures resembling bone forms or other organic materials resting on top of a blue-tined plinth with a white wall partially in view.

Untitled (Group 129 - Pictures of Spring), 2013 - 2014, MDF and polyurethane support containing 2 component objects comprised of some or all of the following: various putties, PVC and tempera paint, 2 × 4 ½ × 3 ¼ in.

In a darkened gallery space, a green-tinted table. Resting on top of the table are three small plinths housing various miniature sculptural objects. The objects resemble bone forms or other organic materials.
An abstract sculpture resembling a bone form or shell resting on top of a green-tinted plinth with a white wall visible in the background.

Untitled (Group 125 - Coiled Form), 2011 - 2014, MDF and polyurethane support containing 1 component object comprised of various putties and metal, 3 × 8 × 8 in.

Three abstract sculptures resembling organic material in the formation of multi-pointed stars resting on a dark gray plinth. A white wall is in the background.

Untitled (Group 131 - Stella), 2013 - 2014, MDF and polyurethane support containing 3 component objects comprised of some or all of the following: various putties, tempera paint, 2 ¾ × 15 ¾ × 4 in.

Three abstract, miniature sculptures resembling organic forms on top of a blue-tinted plinth with a white wall in the background.

Untitled (Group 124 - Cupule, Copule, Copula), 2013 - 2014, MDF and polyurethane support containing 3 component objects comprised of some or all of the following: various putties and tempera paint, 1 ¾ × 9 ½ × 6 ¾ in.

In a darkened gallery space, a green-tinted table stands in the center. On top of the table are two small plinths with an array of miniature abstract sculptures resembling forms fond in nature. A white wall is visible in the background.
An abstract sculpture resembling a bone or other organic material resting on top of a dark gray plinth. A light brown floor is partially visible in the background.

Untitled (Group 121 - Thorns), 2014, MDF and polyurethane support containing 1 component object comprised of various putties, wood glue, pastel and tempera paint, 1 ½ × 6 × 5 ¼ in.

Four miniature sculptures resembling organic forms on top of a green-tinted plinth. The table housing the plinth is visible with a white wall in the background.

Untitled (Group 108 - Aquatic / Celestial Forms), 2013 - 2014, MDF and polyurethane support containing 4 component objects comprised of some or all of the following: various putties, PVC foam and spray paint, 1 ¾ × 12 ¾ × 7 ½ in.