Hammersmith Poem and Love Letters to Kazimir Malevich

Wall Street International Art, October 25, 2017

Montgomery distills a unique mysticism in his works that communicates wider social messaging- bridging a gap between a search for genuine spiritual feeling and an updated ‘Beuysian’ conceptual art practice of social sculpture. His poetic voice seeks to connect the audience directly to political, social and ecological priorities as a result of their interaction with his work.

 

For the exhibition, Montgomery has deepened a dialogue with early Modernism in a series of paintings that set his texts overlaid on the composition structures or “ghost outlines” of a number of Malevich paintings. Motifs of the Suprematist movement appear as laid foundations to Montgomery’s poetical cautions on political, social, and ecological concerns of 21st Century society.