Make Painting Great Again

Seventeen painters were collected for the politically provocatively titled exhibition "Make Painting Great Again" at Canada.  It's not clear what, if anything, this has to due with the republican candidate for president,  but the real curatorial agenda is unclear. Is it about politics? Is painting ungreat? is it a painting is dead flashback? Here are some paintings that just don't need a curatorial premise.

Michael Williams, Bet It All on Number Twelve, 2016, Inkjet, colored pencil, acrylic and oil on canvas, 101 x 75"

Sarah Braman, Seven Suns, 2016, Acrylic and spray paint on plywood, 95 3/4 x 95 3/4"

Installation view

Elena Pankova, black pond, 2016, Oil on linen, 23 1/2 x 19 1/2"
Katherine Bradford, Large Ocean Painting, 2016, Acrylic on canvas with collage, 72 x 78"


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