Kate Shepherd: Debris, Galerie Lelong, New York, NY

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Kate Shepherd, Drummer Olive Parent 70, 2010 Oil and enamel on wood panels 90 x 50 inches March 24 – April 30, 2011 Known for paintings with deeply resonant colors and an understated yet assured use of line and space, Kate Shepherd presents new paintings and sculptures that convey a distinct sense of unease, ruin, and disarray largely unseen in her previous work. In And Debris, Shepherd takes the structures and rational forms that have […]

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Kate Shepherd: No Title Here, Galerie Lelong, New York, NY

    October 18 — November 24, 2007 In her unique approach to painting, Shepherd applies threadlike lines of oil paint upon highly saturated and glossy layers of enamel. The refined lines suggest common structures and patterns—a scaffold, a trapeze, lace, rain—which are recognizable and invoke personal associations and recollections. The delicate and intimately familiar forms are juxtaposed against the slick, durable enamel, a paint often used for architectural and industrial surfaces. Furthermore, joined wood […]

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