Michael Frank Blair
City / State: Dallas, TX
My recent two-dimensional work has at its center a preoccupation with how material facts are enrolled in its illusions. The mediumsized works, paint and mixed media on linen, employ different strategies to scrutinize their own veracity in describing something about the world. They all, in their own ways, leverage style against material, material against composition, depth against surface, and order against play, to create surfaces that reframe the facts and illusions of pictorial space in a fresh way.