one painting's journey from a Brooklyn street to a North Adams gallery
One thing the painters in "Re/Imaging New York" (and, come to think of it, all of our other shows...) have in common is a tendency to paint on site. Along the way, they occasionally meet interesting people, mostly forklift drivers. Last week, however, Jaye Fox was working on a late addition to the gallery, and a Williamsburg art blogger snapped a shot of the infant piece, here, re-posted entirely without permission from it's original source at http://hragv.tumblr.com/post/977539226 : The final piece, "Landmark", is the iconic Russian Orthodox church that presides over this little corner of Brooklyn.
It's conceived as a wry companion piece to "What Smell?", of the digester eggs at the Greenpoint sewage treatment plant, featured in an earlier post. Here's an installation shot of the two together: