Lynn Maliszewski is a writer and editor living in Brooklyn, NY.
The interpretation of a system versus the system is polarized, depending on contexta flaw in communication that implies discrepancies within language. Is no structure sacred?
Exhibition making is far from rocket science, yet books, master’s programs, and magazines suggest a genius in curation. GDA1anonymous, the current exhibition at Envoy Enterprises, exemplifies the pitfalls of the craft’s recent glorification.
No smoke, no mirrors, just you and the canvas. Contemporary abstract painting, the sexiest of which is being called Casualism, considers imperfection a lynchpin.
Carol Szymanski’s most recent Cibachrome prints float in their white frames, matted on white, looking sanctimonious as ever.