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Tricia Butski
Spurious

2015

$2,000

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This large scale charcoal on paper is from the artist's series "These fragile truths". This body of work explores the limitations and aesthetics of human memory through portraiture. Like many of our memories, these images have been cherished, processed, and therefore distorted. There’s a yearning for clarity in them coupled with a potent vagueness—an ambivalence attuned to the tensions of recall. The portraits are based on distortions. The use of charcoal provides a material analog for how impermanent, fragile, and malleable memories become over time. Through a process of manipulation, each portrait becomes related though removed from its origin, calling attention to the ways in which remembering transfigures how we recall the past. As a result, meaning is made out of nostalgia, partiality, and longing. These works are shipped unframed rolled in a tube free of charge. Please inquire for a quote to have the worked shipped framed.

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