SEPTEMBER 21 – NOVEMBER 2, 2013
Joshua Abelow’s work is a disciplined exploration into the life, meaning and symbols of a painter. His paintings exercise autobiography, color, rigid geometric abstraction, text and expressive figuration. The works on paper are self-portraits that mock a perverse persona of himself as a painter. Not to be overlooked is Abelow’s activity as awriter and blogger. His poetry conveys an up to date story of his life and work. ART BLOG ART BLOG, updated on an almost daily basis, offers a meticulously curated selection of artwork and images, links and text – this activity is reflective of a significant paradigm shift for visual culture today. Through the use of syntax, poetics, autobiography and cataloging Abelow is creating works that are a part of a deep and seemingly infinite exploration. Joshua Abelow received his BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design and his MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art.