Contributed by Sharon Butler / Like Michael Krebber, I love beginnings and find meaning in irresoluteness. Lately, though, in my own work and that of other painters, I have come to appreciate the virtues of more rather than less paint on the canvas. It appears that Krebber, now painting in oil, has evolved in a similar way. In his eighth show at Greene Naftali, two large diptychs, Doll in Pink and La Poupée, look to question his once emphatic emptiness and doubtfilled beginnings, manifesting more pronounced back-and-forth between layers, edges, shapes and color, more varied brushwork, and, overall, a more intense engagement with paint and brushwork.
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Contributed by Sharon Butler / One of the best things about subletting other people’s studios is being surrounded by unexpected things–books, postcards, odd materials and so forth. I recently moved into a new place in Williamsburg, near the Graham Avenue stop on the L train, and happened upon a trove […]