Marcus Jahmal

  • , Canine, 2019
    Oil on canvas
    36 x 72 in
    91,4 x 182,9 cm
  • , High Roller, 2019
    Acrylic on linen
    48 x 48 in
    121,9 x 121,9 cm
  • , Thief in the Night, 2019
    Acrylic on linen
    182,9 x 152,4 cm
    72 x 60 in
  • , Caballo blanco, 2019
    Oil, acrylic and graphite on canvas
    60 x 48 in
    152,4 x 121,9 cm
  • , Gato salvaje, 2018
    Oil stick and acrylic on canvas
    182,9 x 152,4 cm
    72 x 60 inches
  • , Crocodillo, 2017
    Oil stick and acrylic on canvas
    76,2 x 101,6 cm
    30 x 40 inches


    Signed on verso
  • , Confrontation, 2017
    Oil stick and acrylic on canvas
    121,9 x 152,4 cm
    48 x 60 inches
    Signed on verso
  • , Eagle vs Snake, 2017-18
    Oil stick and acrylic on canvas
    121,9 x 152,4 cm
    48 x 60 inches
  • , Iron and Copper, 2017
  • , Mystical forest trooper, 2017
    Acrylic on canvas
    128,9 x 152,4 cm, 72 x 60 inches
  • Gold and Oil, 2017
  • , Tundra Biome trooper, 2017
    Acrylic on canvas
    182,9 x 152,4 cm - 72 x 60 inches
  • , Red chair, 2017
    Acrylic on wood panel
    121,9 x 61 cm
    48 x 24 inches
  • , VooDoo floater, 2017
    Acrylic on canvas
    121,9 x 91,4 cm
    48 x 36 inches
  • , Kick in the Door, 2017
    Acrylic on wood panel
    76,2 x 50,8 cm
    30 x 20 inches
  • , Dock at dusk, 2016
    Oil on panel
    152,4 x 152,4 cm
    60 x 60 inches
  • , Our Ancestors Were Here, 2017
  • , Conscience, 2017-18
    Oil stick and acrylic on canvas
    121,9 x 152,4 cm
    48 x 60 inches
  • , Untitled, 2018
    Canvas head, acrylic, Map pins, Djembe
    67,3 x 24,1 x 17,8 cm
    26 1/2 x 9 1/2 x 7 inches
  • , Untitled, 2018
    Canvas head, acrylic, Map pins, Djembe
    67,3 x 24,1 x 17,8 cm
    26 1/2 x 9 1/2 x 7 inches
  • , Untitled, 2018
    Canvas head, acrylic, Map pins, Djembe
    67,3 x 24,1 x 17,8 cm
    26 1/2 x 9 1/2 x 7 inches
  • , Untitled, 2018
    Canvas head, acrylic, Map pins, Djembe
    67,3 x 24,1 x 17,8 cm
    26 1/2 x 9 1/2 x 7 inches
  • , Untitled, 2018
    Canvas head, acrylic, Map pins, Djembe
    67,3 x 24,1 x 17,8 cm
    26 1/2 x 9 1/2 x 7 inches
  • , Untitled, 2018
    Canvas head, acrylic, Map pins, Djembe
    67,3 x 24,1 x 17,8 cm
    26 1/2 x 9 1/2 x 7 inches
  • , Untitled, 2018
    Acrylic on paper
    62 x 46 cm (framed)
    24 3/8 x 18 1/8 inches (framed)
  • , Untitled, 2018
    Acrylic on paper
    46 x 62 cm (framed)
    18 1/8 x 24 3/8 inches (framed)
  • , Untitled, 2018
    Acrylic on paper
    63 x 47 cm (framed)
    24 3/4 x 18 1/2 inches (framed)
  • , Untitled, 2018
    Acrylic on paper
    46 x 62 cm (framed)
    18 1/8 x 24 3/8 inches (framed)
  • , Untitled, 2018
    Acrylic on paper
    63 x 47 cm (framed)
    24 3/4 x 18 1/2 inches (framed)
  • , Untitled, 2018
    Acrylic on paper
    47 x 63 cm (framed)
    18 1/2 x 24 3/4 inches (framed)
  • , Lion study, 2018
    Oil stick and acrylic on canvas
    91,4 x 121,9 cm
    36 x 48 inches
  • , Dazed, 2018
    Oil stick and acrylic on canvas
    121,9 x 152,4 cm
    48 x 60 inches


    Signed on verso
  • , Holographic Man, 2018
    Oil stick and acrylic on canvas
    182,9 x 152,4 cm
    72 x 60 inches
  • , Ahnk, 2018
    Oil stick and acrylic on canvas
    121,9 x 152,4 cm
    48 x 60 inches
  • , Spirit Animal, 2017
    Oil stick and acrylic on canvas
    121,9 x 91,4 cm
    48 x 36
    inches


    Signed on verso
  • , Black hole, 2018
    Oil stick and acrylic on canvas
    91,4 x 76,2 cm
    36 x 30 inches
  • , Reverse Migrate, 2017
    Diptych, Oil stick and acrylic on canvas
    152,4 x 243,8 cm / 152,4 x 121,9 cm each
    60 x 96 inches / 60 x 48 inches each
  • , Solid Ghost, 2018
    Oil stick and acrylic on canvas
    182,9 x 152,4 cm
    72 x 60 inches
  • , Coast Guard, 2017
    Oil stick and acrylic on canvas
    121,9 x 152,4 cm
    48 x 60 inches
  • , Rice Farmer, 2018
    Oil stick and acrylic on canvas
    121,9 x 152,4 cm
    48 x 60 inches
  • , Fuego Verde, 2018
    Oil stick and acrylic on canvas
    152,4 x 121,9 cm
    60 x 48 inches
  • , Red Ibis, 2017
    Oil stick and acrylic on canvas
    152,4 x 121,9 cm
    60 x 48 inches
  • , Polymorph, 2017
    Acrylic and oil stick on canvas
    91,4 x 121,9 cm
    36 x 48 inches
  • , Bear Trap, 2017
    Acrylic and oil stick on canvas
    121,9 x 91,4 cm
    48 x 36 inches

Marcus Jahmal (b. 1990) lives and works in New York. He was raised in Brooklyn’s Prospect Heights neighborhood, growing up in a family with roots in the West Indies and American south. His paintings synthesize a diverse range of inspirations and autobiography, drawing from photographs, ancient rituals, and personal memories. Jahmal's works move fluidly between genres spanning architectural interiors and still life, as well as landscape and portraiture. Developing his compositions directly upon the surface of each canvas, Jahmal coaxes imaginary, yet uncannily familiar, scenes to life, exploring themes encompassing dreams and folkloric Americana, and the contemporary realities of gentrification and city dwelling. As Jahmal explains, “most of [my] figures have a personality and a link to real life; I'm interested in a kind of filtered realism”. Skulls, anthropomorphic creatures, rolling landscapes, thieves, card players, and policemen, occupy spaces that feel steeped in a collective memory at once primordial and precognitive of some future world where polymorphism reigns and metaphors are fluid. Marcus Jahmal has exhibited widely in the United States, Europe, and Asia. His inaugural monograph, Solid Ghosts,was published in 2018, and he has been the subject of a recent institutional solo exhibition at the Passerelle Centre d'art contemporain, in Brest, France. 


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