Jeff Elrod's work looks like what would happen if you locked a smart kid and a game-free computer in an empty room for 10 weeks. The Texas-based artist's whimsical creations range from simple, childlike scrawlings to complex meta-paintings with titles such as "Get Off the Internet" and "Pong." In the process of creating his art, Elrod explores the boundary between man (he calls it "analog") and machine (digital): He uses a computer mouse to design his drawings, then hand-traces them onto canvas, using paint to recreate the electronic image and masking tape to dictate its shape and form. Though his work has been shown in galleries from New York to Milan, Elrod's show at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth will be his first solo exhibit at a... More >>>