New York artist CJ Hendry created the series of seven single-colored rooms for her Monochrome exhibition, to display new images she created of crumpled Pantone’s watches. Every room at this house in a Brooklyn warehouse is entirely one color, from a green kitchen with grassy surfaces to a pink bedroom where a tub is overflowing with teddy bears.
“Art is the first thing (my collectors) add to space and they design their entire home around their collection,” said Hendry. “I have taken this concept to an extreme level.”
The Australian artist has previously created hyperrealistic black and white studies using her self-described scribbling technique. She started experimenting in color last year for a collaborative exhibition with French fashion house Christian Louboutin.
“People generally buy art as the last item, they find art to match their home. I have become close to my collectors over the years and have noticed how differently they live their lives.”
A 22,000 square foot industrial space in Brooklyn has been re-conceived as an all-encompassing colorscape. Divided across seven distinct rooms, New York-based artist CJ Hendry has envisioned ‘MONOCHROME’ as a walk-through tableau of vivid tones and tints, with each color corresponding to the art hanging on the walls. The faux-home sees every area of the ‘house’ pained entirely in one, monochromatic color. The spectacle, sure to make Instagrammers swoon in seas of saturated bliss, is on view from April 5, April 8, 2018 at 276 Greenpoint Ave.
Modular plastic bricks by every block, which are similar to Lego but larger, were used to build the partitions – onto which the artist has mounted her artworks bearing different tones of the same hue.