Matthew Day Jackson’s first major solo European exhibition opens at The Hague’s GEM museum


THE HAGUE.- The Hague’s GEM museum presents the final installation of In Search of…, Matthew Day Jackson’s (b. 1974) first major solo European exhibition. In cooperation with MAMbo in Bologna (Italy) and Kunstmuseum Luzern (Switzerland), the exhibition includes work from 2007 to present and frames it within the line of thought that has developed in Jackson’s work. Drawing from aspects of American manufactured history, it’s myths, the American Dream and those inherent failures; Jackson uses references from the past to frame undercurrents that steer present cultural, scientific and technological trajectories. The critical reception of Jackson’s work in recent years in the United States has allowed for the opportunity to exhibit his video, sculpture and paintings to the European museum audience at this time. The exhibition will transport the viewer to a world in which the past and present bec