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Reilly Davidson

Reilly Davidson is a writer, curator, and interdisciplinary artist based in Brooklyn, New York. Her practice is largely research-based, working in both video and tactile poetry, with a distinct focus on capturing an “instant-now.”

Jo Messer: Knees to Navel

Moving between the works on display at 56 Henry, one might be tempted to construct some kind of narrative that unites the paintings. Messer, however, favors an engaged act of decoding that emphasizes time spent with each individual work. Multiple visits provoke new and evocative experiences, and further probing is richly rewarded as images and themes manifest themselves only after sustained scrutiny.

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The Brooklyn Rail

MAY 2021

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