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Rafa�l Rozendaal: Post-internet giddy

Rafa�l Rozendaal, Abstract Browsing 17 03 04 (Google Docs), 2017, jaqquard weaving, 57 x 100 inches.

Contributed by Marjorie Welish / Rafa�l Rozendaal‘s “Anti-Social” is polyglot, and speaks all at once. Stretched on a support for canvas is a Jacquard textile that professes both web information and anintuitively arrived at design compatible with painting. The basis for these compositions is�the internet screen; and although stripped of words,�the images are still identifiable�as Google, Google Dox, reddit, and others, wherein�an�algorithm creates a recognizable order,�that�beauty overlays in arrhythmic disorder. Giddiness beyond prettiness.

Rafa�l Rozendaal, installation view at Postmasters.
Rafa�l Rozendaal, Abstract Browsing 17 -3 05 (Google), 2017, jaqquard weaving, 57 x 100 inches
Rafa�l Rozendaal, Abstract Browsing 17 -3 01 (Pirate Bay), 2017, jaqquard weaving, 79 x 57 inches

Rafa�l Rozendaal:�Anti Social,��Postmasters, Tribeca, New York, NY. Through October 14, 2017.

About the author: Painter and art critic�Marjorie Welish�has received many grants and fellowships, including the Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation, Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, The Fifth Floor Foundation, Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship, Pollock-Krasner Foundation, and Trust for Mutual Understanding (supporting an exchange between the International Studio Program, New York and the Artists� Museum, ?�d?, Poland). Last year she had�a solo show at�ART 3 Gallery�in Bushwick.

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