Saul Fletcher: Anton Kern Gallery
Barliant, Claire, Artforum International
"But what does the painter think about his work--which in itself appears to be unresolved--being framed, enclosed, placed in an interior?," a journalist wrote in 1920, after visiting Piet Mondrian's Paris studio. "His studio answers for him. The walls of the room ... are hung with painted or unpainted canvases, so that each wall is actually a kind of larger-scale painting with rectangular fields." Saul Fletcher's photograph, Untitled (Fog and Rain), 2005, which shows a loose pattern of black vertical lines on a roughly painted surface, recalls Mondrian's 1915 Pier and Ocean, but a comparison between the two artists sheds more light on process than on style.
As Mondrian's …
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Publication information: Article title: Saul Fletcher: Anton Kern Gallery. Contributors: Barliant, Claire - Author. Magazine title: Artforum International. Volume: 44. Issue: 10 Publication date: Summer 2006. Page number: 352. © 1999 Artforum International Magazine, Inc. COPYRIGHT 2006 Gale Group.
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