Link to read on Dossier Journal Amanda Valdez: Taste of Us An abstract painter is situated strangely in relation to the history of her medium. On the one hand, very little in a given work bears a direct and obvious connection to common social life – a situation that has always made interpreting an abstract painting uncomfortable. By definition, it cannot picture its theme, and this makes it seem too distant from the languages in which we usually express our…Read More
September 23, 2012 —
Installation view, “Wendy White: Pix Vää” at Leo Koenig, Inc. (all images courtesy Leo Koenig, Inc.) What do you call Wendy White’s most recent works, which are made of two or more panels that rest on the floor, hug the wall and at the same time protrude from it? Combines and hybrids are the obvious answers, but those familiar designations hardly tell the story. There is something fresh about White’s work that these familiar designations don’t account for. The panels…Read More
Read on London Evening Standard A preview of the work of five young artists in Whitechapel Gallery’s relaunched London Open exhibition reveal a snapshot of contemporary art at its most cerebral in years, says Ben Luke.