Fred Tomaselli, Artist Interview

Fred Tomaselli was interviewed by Paul Laster in advance of his exhibition at James Cohan Gallery. They discussed his incorporation of the New York Times into his studio work, what images attack him and his materials and of course his process. In response to Laster's question about selecting images above the fold Tomaselli responds..
As a collagist, I’m basically a collectivist working with the images of others. Similarly, the Times is a hive of writers, editors and photographers who highlight what they want us to know, or think we should know. I see my role as being another editor, putting my subjective spin on top of their allegedly objective reality. more

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Fred Tomaselli, Installation View

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RED TOMASELLI Nov. 11, 2010, 2010 Gouache and archival inkjet print on watercolor paper 8 1/4 x 10 1/2 in. 

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FRED TOMASELLI Head 2013 Mixed media and resin on wood panel 90 x 66 in.

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FRED TOMASELLI May 22, 2013, 2014 Gouache, push pin, and archival inkjet print on watercolor paper 16 3/4 x 10 3/4 in.


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FRED TOMASELLI After Nov. 19, 2013, 2014 Photo-collage, acrylic, and resin on wood panel 60 x 60 in



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