Under Extreme Pressure, Joshua Marsh

Joshua Marsh's new show at Jeff Bailey is reviewed by John Yau for Hyperallergic  

...Marsh is a fiercely ambitious artist. In both the drawings and paintings it is clear that he doesn’t have it all worked out, doesn’t have a style or a signature way of apprehending his subject matter, which is based on observation. In the paintings, the perceptual state he focuses on is both optical and volumetric, a tension between solid form and ethereal light. Using a high-keyed, hothouse palette, he makes his forms tremble and even undulate between silhouette and shadow, thing and ghost. They seem to be there and not there at the same time. more
Joshua Marsh, “Rag” (2013)
installation view

Joshua Marsh, “Dustpan” (2013)


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