New York–based artist Elizabeth Murray explores the tensions between representation and abstraction in her work. Fracturing forms into fragments, she sees shapes as masks or armor that represent — even uncover — her own fears and desires. Some paintings featured in New Work: Elizabeth Murray extend the limits of the medium beyond material and surface; hollowed-out canvases reveal segments of the wall behind, drawing attention not only to the fact of painting, but to the entire, combined reality of paint, canvas, and display.
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New Work is generously supported by Collectors Forum.