Tuesday, April 3, 2012

MARCO BREUER | New York Village Voice — Spring Guide pick

By R. C. Baker Wednesday, Mar 28 2012

 Marco Breuer
May 10–June 23
In an age when photographs consist of ephemeral particles viewed on screens, Marco Breuer delves into the visceral, chemical roots of the medium by using electric frying pans and other DIY tools to burn and abrade photographic paper. The rich colors and sumptuous textures of Breuer's abstractions have a kinship to Gerhard Richter's paintings, not least because both artists have chosen to upend the usual figure/ground balance in their chosen mediums. Von Lintel Gallery, 520 West 23rd Street, vonlintel.com

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