LandEscape Art Review - Page 183

Cynthia Brannvall

LandE scape

CONTEMPORARY ART REVIEW unreliable checks and balance or veriHication process . I don ’ t think I am the only person who has experienced thoughts like , am I really seeing this or am I imagining it ? Did we have that conversation or was it something I dreamt ?
Blink is a piece that plays with perception in a couple of ways . From across a room it reads as a painting . It ’ s only when you are within I don ’ t know maybe 4 feet of it that you see that there is actually no paint on it and the forms are made from fabric and that there is a texture and sculptural quality to the piece . The two panels are mostly similar but not identical . I think a function of our perception is to recognize , assess and follow patterns . Blink is a piece that is abstract enough so that you see it all at once but one is snagged into the details because it won ’ t line up as perceptually consistent . When I ’ ve shown
33