Amir Chasson

Filled Surface

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Filled Surface
Amir Chasson
Filled Surface
2010
Oil, pencil and household paint on canvas
61 x 91 x 2cm
The eyes of his painted faces meet ours warily, or look away in response to scrutiny, recalling photographs taken quickly, perfunctorily – the workplace headshot, maybe, or police mugshot. Painting’s slowness transforms the image into something to be looked at, not merely a functional identifier for a laminated pass, and it does that for the graphs, too.

     
 


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