Article on Accentuate the Negative: Bo Joseph’s Painted Silhouettes Reveal Hidden Connections within Blank Spaces

"Bo Joseph’s complex, patterned paintings are the result of a process of deconstructing and reconfiguring forms and materials, often leaving the results up to chance. He plucks images from auction catalogues and books, traces them, lathers them with paint, then peels off said layers of paint, and outlines the fragments that remain. Several of these works, currently on view at Sears-Peyton Gallery, explore…"

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Solo Exhibition at Sears-Peyton Gallery, New York

Bo Joseph
Co-opting Cryptic Signs, 2014
oil pastel, acrylic and tempera on joined paper
55 5/8 x 80 5/8 inches (141 x 205 cm)

Bo Joseph: Hiding in Plain Sight

April 16-May, 16, 2015
Opening reception: Thursday, April 16, 6-8 pm

In the eight works on paper presented, Joseph continues to seek commonalities among disparate ideologies by subjecting imagery from diverse cultures and historic periods to a barrage of inventive drawing methods. Read full press release.

Sears-Peyton Gallery
210 11th Avenue, Suite 802
New York, NY 10001
T. 212.966.7469
F. 917.305.1910

Work included in book marking 20th anniversay of the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art

A work by Bo Joseph was included in the book Marking 20 Years: Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, published to commemorate the 20th anniversary of this Kansas City museum.

Work and collection featured in recently published book "The Collectors"

Bo Joseph was featured in a book recently published in Korea by Christina Kang and 1984. Ms. Kang is the founder of Paradigm Art, who first encountered Bo's work at the Rhode Island School of Design, where they were classmates. This book includes beautiful photographs by Jason River inside the homes of several collectors around the world, with interviews and commentary by Ms. Kang.

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