Sarah Cain, Burning Bush
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Sarah Cain was interviewed by Patrick Steffen for Flash Art in 2012. Steffen asked about the title of that show (The Savage Detectives) and Cain responded..
I gather the words around my work like materials, they will come to me out of daily life and then if I’m interested I’ll push it further.That gathering continues to evident at her new exhibition Burning Bush at Gallery Lelong which they describe
The show’s title, Burning Bush, is a continuation of Cain’s interest in the mystic. Cain has previously informed her practice from The United Society of Believers (the Shakers), tantric painting, and has created a large-scale installation in Marfa, Texas in a former Masonic lodge. Repurposing the words “Burning Bush,” Cain relates to its symbolism of the burning heart of purity, love, and clarity, as her painting practice is fundamentally about seeking truth.