Anthony Kyle Hall
Anthony Kyle Hall is a self-taught and based in San Francisco, California working primarily in painting. He see’s his visual expression as a way to have personal dialogues centered around contemporary issues and trends with possible “at large” implications. Through exploring abstract observations on contemporary life, sometimes placed within specific historical contexts and desired future spaces, Anthony pushes for idiosyncratic visual languages and symbolism to carve out themes and build comparative “worlds” for commentary. His influences are primarily rooted in contemporary music – from conceptual formulation in musical structures to processes in creating patterns of rhythm. The way a story can be told or how instrumentation builds musical tension have informed his creative processes since childhood. Current examples of this include ongoing studies into the instrumental production works of James “J Dilla” Yancey and the compositions/notations of John Coltrane. Anthony has been showing work locally and internationally since 2014.
“At the center of my work is documenting my personal narratives in response to current cultural and social climates. Through exploring the gap between existing and perceived spaces of existence, reality vs. channels of distorted information – the goal is to highlight substance in the human experience at large. Themes and subject matter dictate the visual aesthetics and materials used, and over time this is to be the vehicle for visual ideas to deepen and evolve.” – Anthony Kyle Hall
1101 Lake Street at 12th Avenue
San Francisco CA 94118