Art and Arnold

Scratching Surfaces

In two different current Austin shows, Jean-Pierre Verdijo and Joyce Howell can’t get past the surface of their artwork. And this isn’t necessarily a bad thing. Whether working in collage or oil paint, both artists participate in longstanding and diverse traditions of exploring the flatness of a stretched canvas. In their own ways, they keep this issue fresh and show us that it’s still fertile territory.

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