Freelance writer and author of "Haunted Boston," from Rowman & Littlefield.
Friday, July 4, 2014
Exploiting the Expected
MUSEUM OF ART
SETTING HER OWN PAPER TRAIL
we see paper hanging on a wall in a gallery, we expect nothing less
than perfect; stains, dimpling, buckling, rips or wrinkles all seem
this is where Andrea Sulzer challenges the conventional; the
Brunswick, Maine artist purposely manipulates and exploits paper to
its very limits, transforming it from a flat, formless and blank
canvas for other ideas and materials into its very own unexpected and
complex 3-D sculpture.
most recent creations, inspired by both experimentation and
improvisation, are on display in “throughoutsideways” at the
Portland Museum of Art through August 24. The show is part of the
museum’s ongoing “Circa” exhibitions, featuring the work of
local living artists.
solo exhibit showcases a range of pieces that defy the traditional
rules of paper.
the entire article in our magazine pages here.