Month: April 2019

As a counterpoint to Wall’s conclusions

As a counterpoint to Wall’s conclusions — that the intervention of the mirror (and he is, here, making a case for Graham’s own mirroric interventions, for example, his 1978 Alternation to a Suburban House) puts an end to what he calls the nihilistic game of the glass house — I want to offer, as a

Black Cloud

“Black Cloud” (1995) reiterates this phantomlike, elusive condition of the image. Clouds are the perfect icons of insubstantiality, the very image of potentiality. “Black Cloud” is the most dense yet also the most atmospheric of Therrien’s drawings. It sucks us into an unfathomable distance and seems as something seen from afar, indistinctly, but vividly. Branding