In paintings of astonishing color and style, Dana Schutz makes visual propositions that test the limits of what can be imagined and what can be figured — what if the face had wheels?
Seemingly removed from time and place, the strange beings and desolate landscapes that are Schutz's subjects capture the particular rush and anxieties of today.
This volume surveys the artist's paintings since 2001 and includes a selection of rarely seen works on paper. An essay by art historian Cary Levine explores Schutz's contemporary take on the grotesque, while an interview with the artist by curator Helaine Posner illuminates the formal and conceptual underpinnings of her work, capturing the dark humor and freewheeling imaginative approach of this remarkable artist's sensibility.
Author — Cary Levine.
Hardcover. 128 pages (with 80 color illustrations).