“Tree Hugger” shows an abstracted skeletal figure merging with the top of a pine tree that is radiating light. The term “tree hugger ” is often used negatively by the political right to refer to someone who is an environmental activist.
Serious Play: Lucy Teasdale / Michael Markwick @ Galerie Born Berlin
Exhibition of artist Michael Markwick and Lucy Teasdale
Current New Texts Deutsch / English Of Bones and Light – Sophie RenningerAt first, it may come as a surprise that Michael Markwick’s canvases take several months, sometimes even up to a year, to complete. This element of surprise is fueled by a historically grown default assumption that surrounds abstract art: the canvas is an…