A suite of hyper-real paintings depicting board games — and Monopoly in particular — in extreme close-up, MacDonald’s board’s-eye view gives these familiar amusements an arresting sense of formalist gravity.
The show is a dozen paintings of Monopoly boards. They’re partly inspired by an episode in the final season of the Sopranos where a fight breaks out between Bobby and Tony during a Monopoly game. Tony ends up with Monopoly houses and hotels stuck to his face.
https://melaniemacdonald.ca/wp-content/uploads/Free-Dog-Melanie-MacDonald.jpg819800Jacqueshttps://melaniemacdonald.ca/wp-content/uploads/Melanie-MacDonald-NameLogo.svgJacques2009-12-12 16:58:482016-05-05 18:15:15Interview with Mike Landry in Things Of Desire