oil painting by zinc contemporary artist b chehayeb

MARTINA NEHRLING

Chicago, IL

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“Seduced by the formal complexity of color, I revel in its emotive slipperiness and enjoy mining its controversial decorativeness. The inextricability of these aspects unique to color continually spurs my engagement. Tuned to the vivid and continuous absurd disparities of daily life, I weave visual rhythms—resonant, discordant, muscular, mellifluous—in patterns akin to currents and eddies, note taking, list making, pixilation and mapping.”

– Martina Nehrling

oil painting by zinc contemporary artist b chehayeb

UPCOMING EXHIBITION

NEGOTIATIONS

a solo exhibition

May 28th – June 25th, 2022
oil painting by zinc contemporary artist b chehayeb

RICHARD OF YORK GAVE BATTLE IN VAIN

48 X 60″ acrylic on canvas
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oil painting by zinc contemporary artist b chehayeb

RICHARD OF YORK – detail

“Martina Nehrling makes bright impasto acrylic paintings of concentric circles, that mesmerize you with their vibrancy and hypnotic patterns.” 

– Philip A Hartigan, HYPERALLERGIC

DAYBREAK

42 X 36″ acrylic on canvas
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oil painting by zinc contemporary artist b chehayeb

PINCH

30 X 36″ acrylic on canvas

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oil painting by zinc contemporary artist b chehayeb

PINCH – detail

oil painting by zinc contemporary artist b chehayeb

JAB – detail

oil painting by zinc contemporary artist b chehayeb

JAB

30 X 36″ acrylic on canvas
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oil painting by zinc contemporary artist b chehayeb

NEGOTIATION 1

30 X 34″ acrylic on canvas
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oil painting by zinc contemporary artist b chehayeb

NEGOTIATION 1 – detail

“I use multiple distinct brushstrokes for their staccato quality and graphic directness, and employ highly saturated chroma for its insistence, its unapologetic hysteria, its mirth and its
madness. With this tensile language I explore what it means to be here, musing meditatively or ranting in lush celebration, high-pitched lament, or raucous rebellion.”

– Martina Nehrling

oil painting by zinc contemporary artist b chehayeb

NEGOTIATION 2

30 X 34″ acrylic on canvas
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oil painting by zinc contemporary artist b chehayeb

NEGOTIATION 3

30 X 34″ acrylic on canvas
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oil painting by zinc contemporary artist b chehayeb

FLYING BUTTRESS 1

26 X 20″ acrylic on montval
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oil painting by zinc contemporary artist b chehayeb

FLYING BUTTRESS 2

26 X 20″ acrylic on montval
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FLYING BUTTRESS 3

26 X 20″ acrylic on montval
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oil painting by zinc contemporary artist b chehayeb

MULTI GRANDIFLORA

16 X 20″ acrylic on montval
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oil painting by zinc contemporary artist b chehayeb

BRIDGE

16 X 20″ acrylic on montval
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MINERAL

20 X 16″ acrylic on montval
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SIDE EYE

16 X 20″ acrylic on montval
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oil painting by zinc contemporary artist b chehayeb

POINT

16 X 12″ acrylic on montval
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oil painting by zinc contemporary artist b chehayeb

BRAINFOG

16 X 12″ acrylic on montval
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TASTY

12 X 16″ acrylic on montval
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CRACKED

16 X 12″ acrylic on montval
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PRESS

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