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The repetitive patterns of Margaret Lanzetta's work are deeply familiar and satisfying. Taken from sources as diverse as Indonesian textiles, industrial die cut metal or calligraphic text; they are simultaneously ancient and fresh. Lanzetta is commenting on the commonality of historic and contemporary visual systems in our shrinking world. 

Digitally manipulated patterns are carefully hand stenciled and painted on the canvas further blurring the line between past and present, the mechanically generated and hand wrought.

The artist’s work is in the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum and the British Museum. She has shown, lectured and taught widely in the US and Europe. Lanzetta is a graduate of Holy Cross College, MA and has an MFA from School of Visual Arts, NYC.

CATALOGUES:

The Chanteuse and a Loaded Gun 2015

PRESS:

House Beautiful, This Massachusetts Home is Quintessentially Ladylike

The Hindu, In the Spirit of Enquiry

The Art Newspaper, India's Leading Kochi-Muziris Biennale Overcomes Country's 'Demonetisation' Crisis

The Deccan Chronicle, Liberating Art in Fort Kochi

Roman Grave Art Journal, Margaret Lanzetta

Greenwich House Pottery, Ceramics Now

Art Critical, A Postmodern Garden: The Work of Margaret Lanzetta

Apartment Therapy, The Gallery: Margaret Lanzetta

MoMA PS1, Studio Visit: Margaret Lanzetta

domino, Nesting: Free Spirit

Culture Vultures Fez, New York Artists Draw Inspiration From Fez

Gwarlingo, Ruin & Repetition: Margaret Lanzetta and Susan Briante's Utopia Minus Project

Gwarlingo, A Gwarlingo Original: The Utopia Minus Project

MTA Arts for Transit, Norwood Avenue Permanent Art Installation

Art en Route Guide, A Guide to Art in the MTA Network

The View From Fez, Art Exhibition Opens In Fez - A Feast of Color 

Wall Street International, The Chanteuse and a Loaded Gun