Alberto Burri: The Trauma of Painting  by Andrea Kutsenkow  When I buy tickets for a scary movie, I enter the theater wanting to be scared. When I received my invitation for the exhibition Alberto Burri: The Trauma of Painting, I wanted to feel uncomfortable. With the word “trauma” used in the exhibition title and with… Continue reading

Julie Mehretu: Liminal Squared

Julie Mehretu: Liminal Squared, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York by esartia First time I encountered Julie Mehretu’s work was in a fashion magazine. I’d like to say that it was the large spread of her equally large painting that intrigued me most, because the grandiose scale of painting (just look at Gagosian’s Anselm Kiefer) and… Continue reading Julie Mehretu: Liminal Squared