is a contributor to the Brooklyn Rail
It is a huge danger to pretend awful things do not happen. But you need enough hope to keep on going. I am trying to make hope. And you have to grab it where you can.
This current exhibition is full of paintings that can be entered, walked around, under. Mack, who staunchly identifies as a painter, has produced an installation for the Brooklyn Museums Great Hall that is void of the mediums historical materials: oils, acrylics, canvas, and supports.