Jacqueline Humphries at Galerie Gisela

Jacqueline Humphries exhibition at Galerie Gisela includes new paintings built from a grid of emojis and emoticons. In a 2009 interview with Cecily Brown Humprhies talked about her approach to painting

At some point it occurred to me that it really wasn’t my job to make the painting, but to destroy it. I have to destroy the painting I know to make the one I don’t know yet. One thing I’d like to talk about is the idea of intentionality versus happenstance. I think you have to risk taking responsibility for accidents as much as for deliberate acts. Because who’s to say what you really meant? This whole thing of control is an illusion; we’re not really in control of outcomes. I think most people accept that. What’s harder to accept is that maybe we’re not really in control of our actions, either.  read more
Installation view

Jacqueline Humphries at Gisela Capitain
Jacqueline Humphries, Untitled 2016, Oil on linen

Jacqueline Humphries, Untitled, 2015, Oil on linen

Jacqueline Humphries, :) :) :), 2016, Oil on linen


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