Chamberlains interstitial spaces
Rebecca Chamberlain's work at Dodge was a gift. They look like photographs of beautiful modernist architectural settings. They are paintings with lithographic ink on vintage tracing cloth, the effect is mesmerizing. Chamberlain works from reproductions of 20th century interiors, stairways and hallways that are all vaguely familiar, Art in America reviewed her last show at Dodge
the artist's painted reinterpretations of interiors seem to become the stage for a scene yet to be played out-not one having already occurred.
|Rebecca Chamberlain, Her View. Car Park Arrangement Screen, Zimmerman House, Wright, 1950, 2013, litho ink on vintage tracing cloth, 27 x 78 inches, framed.|
|Rebecca Chamberlain, Cast Window Views: Guest Bedroom Arrangement, Zimmerman House, Wright, 1950, 2013, litho ink on muslin with wooden frame after FLW cement cast windows, 15 x 15 x 2.5 inches. Photo: Anna Schori|
|Rebecca Chamberlain, Anonymous & Loos, Stair Screen, 1928-?, 2011, litho ink on vintage tracing cloth, 53.5 x 70 inches|