Art21 x Burnaway
“I can build anything I want to build. I’m not a narrative painter. I don’t do the idea or the painting being the illustration of an idea, I don’t do that. It’s all about the materiality of the paint,” notes the late Jack Whitten. In February's Art21 x Burnaway feature, we pay homage to the Alabama-born artist's fifty-year career and ingenuity for invention.
Kristina Kay Robinson considers the codices of decolonization in Ana Hernandez: Color of Clouds at Other Plans Gallery, New Orleans.
Pulling from loss, the physical drop of objects and bodies, and three-channel videos, Arkansas-based artist Bethany Springer considers the slow-motion process of grieving, scientific experiments, and action as existence.