Gregory Johnston is active/lives in New York, California. Gregory Johnston is known for geometric historic symbolism.
Biography Gregory Johnston
Painting with vintage race car palates on aluminum panels fitted together in minimal shapes, Gregory Johnston investigates the furious speed of Formula One racing as seen through a lens of homage to modernist masters. In this latest body of work, he digs deeper into the realm of color theory and its relation to form.
His first major works were based on mid-century European racing cars; the paintings were made on raw aluminum, and rendered in vintage automotive colors with the aid of body shops. More recently, Johnston has returned to the history and legacy of painting as themes. Johnston describes himself as "working where the ghosts of Cy Twombly and Le Corbusier give fire to my imagination." He also acknowledges Blinky Palermo as
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