Through imagery of dense landscapes, crashed cars, jotted notes, and pulses of color, Wolfson explores themes of time and visual-noise.
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Surround Sound by Rachel Wolfson Smith
April 5 – April 26, 2019 RECEPTION: Friday, April 5,
Wolfson’s drawings fluctuate. Moving between keen observation, and a frenzied,
Through imagery of dense landscapes, crashed cars, jotted notes, and pulses of color, Wolfson explores themes of time and visual-noise. The common threads shared by these subjects are instances when order and entropy can trade places with one another by the slightest shift in mental perspective. One might read the spreading of tangled ivy into negative space as clarity at risk of being overtaken — yet through Wolfson’s clever balancing act, that same imagery can invert itself, the negative space suddenly embodying the entropic, and the plant life merely following its genetic pattern with unrivaled precision to bring a sensible order to the untamed chaotic void. The entire contradiction of its interpretation rests on the cognitive equivalent of squinting one’s eyes.
Rachel Wolfson Smith is an Austin, TX based artist known for her large-scale graphitedrawings. She exhibits nationally and internationally, most recently at the Wignall Museum of Contemporary Art in CA and at ICOSA gallery in TX. Wolfson is a 2018 alumni of The Contemporary Austin’s Crit
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