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HYPERALLERGIC: Forging Queer Identity with Abstraction

HYPERALLERGIC / Forging Queer Identity with Abstraction

"Veiled meanings and indeterminacy have characterized abstraction throughout history. Brenna Youngblood’s 'Two Can Win' (2013) and Mark McKnight’s 'Window #3' (2015) use painting and photography, respectively, to encode and uncover the surface of things. The former embeds objects into the color field, the vague appearance of a chainlink fence outlining a sense of place or displacement, while the latter captures how marks and gestures can break through the artifice and reveal the layers beneath."


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