Well, Yes, Of Course… But What An Intro!

December 3rd, 2004 · No Comments · Artists, Writing

We all know that the reemergence of representation as the newest-latest-most-trangressive-new-thing has been in the works for a while. But what doozy of an intro to an article about the phenomenen…

“I’ve come out!” exclaims Stephanie Pryor, 33, referring to her recent about-face—from making buoyant abstractions with colorful shapes to painting small acrylic ink works featuring wild animals, opera singers, and ballet dancers. “It’s like having a heterosexual relationship if you’re gay,” the Los Angeles–based painter says of the earlier pictures, which were shown at galleries in California, New York, and Milan. “And if it doesn’t feel right, why keep doing it?”

Interesting comparison, although I wonder what Pollock would have had to say about that statement. Probably wouldn’t have liked it too much, would be my guess. Read the rest here [thanks to Arts and Letters Daily for the reference].

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