America Martin: Virtual Tour
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This show of America Martin's work includes bold, large scale paintings as well as intimate drawings. The large scale works on paper are knock outs. Typically, works on paper have a perception of fragility because of the nature of the substrate. However, Martins' large pieces on paper, like the figures she depicts, have the appearance a strong survivor. They are created on a heavy duty handmade Japanese paper which allows Martin to apply thick layers of paint as well as other elements. The result is powerful, there is nothing weak about them.
posted on 5/10/2015