In Mark Thomas Gibson’s work the revolution will not be televised, it will be cartooned, abstracted, and mediated through the lenses of a Southern Gothic horror, Black Pulp, post-psychedelic graphics, and art history. Gibson’s political images combine escalation and despair as they subvert the fixed center of our shared narrative.
Mark Thomas Gibson (b. 1980 Miami, Florida) received a BFA from Cooper Union and an MFA from Yale University School of Art in 2013. He has had numerous solo shows including Loyal Gallery, Stockholm, M + B, Los Angeles, and Fredericks & Freiser, New York. He co-curated with William Villalongo Black Pulp! at Yale University Art Gallery. His work is the subject of Early Retirement, published by Edition Patrick Frey. Gibson was included in the 2017 Frieze Magazine cover story on new painting