Plans and Interruptions, Fran Siegel at Lesley Heller

Fran Siegel's show at Lesley Heller is reviewed by Stephane Maine for Artcritical.
... the artist reflects on how the history of population movements in and around a particular city determines its manifestation in geographical space and, in turn, the myriad ways that that predominantly horizontal spatial manifestation might lend itself to pictorial representation....Her procedure involves a tremendous amount of collage, so that cut edges and the gaps between them—where the wall often is visible—are crucial compositional devices. In fact, it is useful to consider this work drawing as composition, since the way the pieces are knit together is fundamental to their significance.  more
Siegel is providing an artist talk on Nov. 27, 4:30 at the gallery

Fran Siegel, Tre , 2012 
pencil and pigment on cut and collaged paper 
132 x 132 inches

Balancing Act , 2012- 2013
Colored pencil, paint, ink, and collage
60 x 60 inches

Balancing Act 1, 2013 
Colored pencil, paint, ink, and collage
40 x 38
Balancing Act 1 (detail), 2013 

Balancing Act 1 (detail), 2013 

Balancing Act 3, 2013
Colored pencil, paint, ink, and collage
62 x 42 inches

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