ART Habens Art Review - Page 129

Hana Jaeger ART Habens Untitled 2015 oil & graphite on canvas 170X180 assets of painting enslaved to a process of vindicating the void? Can one only contemplate with closed eyes? The subjects of the paintings don't change their gaze but don't they rather gaze back? The forbidden gaze produces a disproportionate world in which the question of the gaze's ownership reverberates. There's no sight as dreadful as fantasy. It doesn't set things in array but rather in disarray, it's treacherous and faithful, law abiding and transgressive. It's not obligated to sight or to light and flickers 21 4 06 Special Issue