art fairs 2016
Raster at LISTE Art Fair Basel
June 14-19 2016
The daily taming of hair is an act of civilization, battling the frizzy and curly unruliness of the body.
The conversion of a language from one script to another is a routine act of alphabet penitence. The reason we do so hurriedly—with a dose of chagrin, holding our noses, on the back of a scrap of paper—stems in part from transliteration’s maligned status. One thing is clear: translation it is not. Alas, transliteration is the trashier younger sibling of translation, its more prestigious, older sister.
Hung and Tart features a heart that becomes a tongue, enacting a synapsis, or short cut between the conception of speech, symbolic and sincere, and its delivery.
A new series of nocturnal landscapes is an example of a maximal synergy between the painter’s means and his subject.
Bujnowski’s works strike a singular balance between his means and his subject. Upon observing their technical brilliance, one might suspect that this particular technique determines the subject of his canvas. And yet the opposite is true – each particular subject calls for a special means and so in the ideal constellation of what we are dealing with, the applied technique reveals a deeper level of meaning within the representation.