Tag Archives: Amanda Valdez

Amanda Valdez: Taste of Us

An abstract painter is situated strangely in relation to the history of her medium. On the one hand, very little in a given work bears a direct and obvious connection to common social life—a situation that has always made interpreting an abstract painting uncomfortable. By definition, it cannot picture its theme, and this makes it [...]

Don’t Fence Me In

Opening tonight, September 7th, at Lesley Heller Workspace is a provocative group show called Don’t Fence Me In… Or Out. Featuring the work of Katherine Behar, Rachel Budde, Dawn Frasch, Jaeeun Lee, Suko Presseau, Satomi Shirai, Sarah Young and myself, the show is artist Lisa Corinne Davis’ first curatorial foray. Lisa uses this new role to [...]