Nan Swid - In Formation

ARTNews Reviews: Nan Swid at Margaret Thatcher Projects

December 31, 2013 - Elizabeth Kley

This rich yet restrained exhibition included wall reliefs made of weathered rectangular objects, such as old books, ledgers and wooden boxes, that had been drenched in encaustic paint and then assembled into compositions. When the works were viewed from the front, the seductive power of their variegated matte surfaces appeared paramount, although the identity of the objects themselves was veiled.

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