Judith Braun (USA) - Fingering (detail)
New York-based artist Judith Braun has been working on her simple but beautiful series “Fingerings”, an ongoing project in which she uses walls as canvases to explore liberating, improvised strokes with her bare hands. While Braun creates the amazing floral and cosmic patterns, she also freely expresses herself with gestures and movements recorded in carbon – without creating waste and excess. (source: Zilla Mag & Inhabitat)
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“I’m not trying to spell out a story. I still think you feel the painting, and the reason you read the mark is because you also feel the mark.”
Julie Mehretu, our current 100 Artists featured artist, is seen here in her Berlin studio working on the painting Middle Grey (2007–2009), one work in a suite of seven paintings commissioned by the Deutsche Guggenheim as part of the exhibition Julie Mehretu: Grey Area.
This scene is featured in the Art in the Twenty-First Century Season 5 episode, Systems (2009).
IMAGES: Production stills from the Art in the Twenty-First Century Season 5 episode, Systems, 2009. © Art21, Inc. 2009.
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