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

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