Underscore Matters 01: Matt Huynh

Underscore Matters 01


Matt Huynh

Dog / Coffee / Guitar


Published April 2013

“It’s important to keep a sense of play and inadequacy...”

—Matt Huynh


Matt Huynh is a visual artist and storyteller based in New York City. His bold brush and ink paintings are informed by poetic Eastern sumi-e ink traditions and popular contemporary Western comic books. His animation, paintings and comics interrogate war, diaspora, refugees, asylum seekers and migrant communities. Huynh's work has been exhibited by the MoMA, The Smithsonian, The Sydney Opera House, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Academy of Music and New York Historical Society.