Fight in an Elevator

Dana Schutz's new neo-cubist paintings opened at Petzel Gallery. The paintings are huge and Schutz is mixing up her paint application mixing up her linear marks with flattened patterns and big juicy smears of color. John Yau reviewed the show for Hyperallergic
In “Slow Motion Shower,” Schutz depicts a cloud of molar-shaped soapsuds over the figure’s genitals, which are located just below the center of the painting. The soapsuds help obscure whether the figure is male or female, which makes the painting funny and to the point in a world obsessed with defining gender. Read the full article here
She is also showing some charcoal drawings that I'll post later!

Dana Schultz, Slow Motion Shower, 2015, Oil on canvas, 78 x 72 inches

Dana Schutz installation view
Dana Schultz, Shaking Out the Bed, 2015, Oil on canvas, 114 x 213.75 inches

Dana Schutz, Lion Eating Its Tamer, 2015, Oil on canvas, 83.5 x 89 inches

Dana Schutz, Fight in an Elevator 2, 2015, Oil on canvas, 96 x 90 inches


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