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Warner’s oils are perhaps the most consistently engrossing pieces here. One is impressed by their robustness, their richness of color, by the intricacy and the depth of the spaces they unfold. Although grounded in still-life, they have a capaciousness that works between genres, evoking landscape and abstract expressionist painting.
Bulbous, abstracted forms populate Jessica Warner’s still–life paintings. Drawn from setups of peppers, beads and fragments of tree branches, her work distinctively evokes landscape: rocks and mountains with finely checkered areas (perhaps tablecloth) suggesting partitions of farmland. The viewer looks down, as if from a bird's eye view—one wants to swoop in and out...
Washes of Color: Jessica Warner blurs the lines between drawing and painting in her ‘Peppered’ show
By Wylie Schwartz
On view at the CAP ArtSpace, Jessica Warner’s solo exhibition is concerned with the relationships and implied narratives suggested by the new forms discovered through the observation of objects. Titled “Peppered,” the show includes nine new works, each playfully blurring the line between painting and drawing, and each revealing the artist’s fascination with line's ability to transform the empty space of the canvas...
Note: This article had a reference to ‘Ulica Lenina’, this was in fact a misprint.
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