The Lookout: A Weekly Guide to Shows You Won’t Want to Miss - Gwenn Thomas

The Lookout: A Weekly Guide to Shows You Won’t Want to Miss - Gwenn Thomas

July 01, 2011 Art in America Leigh Anne Miller

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With an ever-growing number of galleries scattered around New York, it's easy to feel overwhelmed. Where to begin? Here at A.i.A., we are always on the hunt for clever, memorable shows that stand out in a crowded field. Every Thursday, we'll post the 10 shows our team of editors can't stop talking about....

Gwenn Thomas at Art Projects International
The complicated process Gwenn Thomas employed to create the grayscale abstractions on view in this show of photo-emulsions from the ‘90s give the two-dimensional works a layered, textured look. Thomas photographs collages she's made of paper strips, corrugated plastic, board and packing tape, prints the images on photo-sensitive linen, which is then stretched onto canvas like a painting.

– Leigh Anne Miller


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