Contributed by Rob Samartino / Gyan Shrosbree’s first solo show at Ortega y Gasset Projects in Gowanus, “The Dress / What Touches the Floor,” is a radical vision of a conquering race of women. These larger-than-life chromatic experiments loosely adhere to the female-identifying body and have a confrontational aspect, as if approaching a mirror to affirm a kind of armored readiness for the world. Spawned and respawned, the women in these paintings at once blend into and stand out from a generative matrix made for, by, and of them.
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Two Coats Resident Artist Gyan Shrosbree returns in October
This October, former Two Coats of Paint Resident Artist Gyan Shrosbree returns from Iowa for a week. “Since my�last residency, I’ve been focused primarily on making huge tarp paintings that are less modular than the installations I made for the space last time,� Shrosbree�wrote via email. �The last residency period […]
Two Coats of Paint Resident Artist: Gyan Shrosbree
I am excited to welcome Gyan Shrosbree for a seven day residency at Two Coats of Paint in February. An assistant professor of painting and drawing at Maharishi University in Fairfield, Iowa, Shrosbree works with fabrics, tarps, paint, glitter, scissors, and tape to create sprawling site-specific installations that lift geometric […]