First, you saw—or sort of saw—Big Little Dollhouse (2010), an arrangement of overlaid geometric shapes that suggest painting in process. Consisting of acrylic residue imprinted on huge polyurethane sheets (filling most of the north wall of the entrance space), the piece appears to be the negative image of multiple rectangles, as if they had been spray-painted and removed. The polyurethane, usually used to protect surfaces, is a new material for Joshua Neustein, an artist in his 70s who insistently and provocatively explores the constituents of art-making.
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Another stretcher question
Where is the stretcher now? On the front of the painting?! Here’s another artist questioning space with both a subtle and disruptive visual tension. Experimentation at work once again.