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Quantum Entanglements, 2019-20. Oil on canvas, 70 x 100 cm.         Three Thousand Word Review On Assignment: Italy 2019 William Pettit. Quantum Entanglements In different ways, Pettit’s work has always dealt with...
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Knots (2016-2018) I’ve had Clifford Ashley’s “Book of Knots” sitting around for some time. While this is not the inspiration for the KNOTS series, it fills a cultural history of utility. These were not...
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Aggregates (2017) The Periodic Tables, Topographies, Minor Planets and Knots were research based series’ and mostly small-scale, desk paintings. The Aggregates series represent a kind of recovery of what was left out, and what...
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Periodic Tables (2014-16) This series was executed with homemade organic and mineral pigments, like iron gall, walnut, pomegranate, elderberry, cochineal inks, and dragonsblood, bone, verdigris, malachite, lapis lazuli, and azurite tempera on cotton, grass,...
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Topographies (2015) Working with homemade pens and inks and natural supports, the idea is to find minute natural patterns within infinite structures: the biological reason and ration for growth and the matrix of cellular...
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Minor Planets Iron gall ink on Arches and Fabriano papers, dimensions variable. This series reduces materials, mostly to homemade iron gall ink and gum arabic, and reduces the evidence of the hand of the...
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My work has involved homemade pigments as an attempt to relate back to primitive painting and its connection with local and seasonal materials. Many of these materials relate directly to culinary traditions. This work...
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I dream the Body Cosmic, From Muscle and Bone to Tissue and Liquid. Structure dissolves, like an Ortolan’s. From Earthly Subsistence to Biological Decomposition and Spiritual Transformation. A Zero in Limbo. From the Storm...
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The Chordal Spaces made organizing tone and space prior to Narrative. That INFORMATION was always present, in the form of what I called Marginalia, on the periphery of the painting, (and somehow citing Kierkegaard),...
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Interplanetary logic and loss. Stragedies.The language of fragmentation and accumulation the glossaries in the marginalia. Work records its process. The abyss is filled and emptied, and filled again. The lyrical gesture moves from scripture...
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There is an element of performance in these. Process is more important than the finished product as it confirms the transformation from subject to object. More than portraits they are biographies or interviews. That...
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This series follows the photography project, Steak of the Week, or SOTW, wherein my weekly steak lunch ritual is documented.Often, it is only the subject itself that varies among the cast of characters present...
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Landscapes I have been painting landscapes since 1999, when I moved to Italy. I would pack my easel and a snack and go for long walks to paint. They began, as they should, as...
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Minimal Marginalia   This is a group of work on a conceptual idea, parallel to both the abstract paintings and the Meat Paintings. Their continuum and repetition is a collection of components which inform...
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Photographs (2008-2015) “every poem is an epitaph” (WP) Roland Barthes (in Camera Lucida) reminds us that every photograph is witness to a death, and what we have is just evidence of a moment. Susan...