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Julia Fish

American, b. 1950

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Julia Fish

American, b. 1950

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In small, quiet paintings and drawings, Julia Fish depicts abstract compositions, derived from visual details around her home, studio, and garden. Her “Threshold” series comprises paintings of the spaces between rooms in her home—where tile flooring meets linoleum, for example. She has also produced studies of staircases and landings, slowly building up layers of thinned paint to produce delicate renderings; “the images translate my experience of these transitional spaces in visual and conceptual terms,” she has said. Fish’s earlier paintings focused on imagery from the natural world, including clouds, snow, frost, and vines.

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Biography

In small, quiet paintings and drawings, Julia Fish depicts abstract compositions, derived from visual details around her home, studio, and garden. Her “Threshold” series comprises paintings of the spaces between rooms in her home—where tile flooring meets linoleum, for example. She has also produced studies of staircases and landings, slowly building up layers of thinned paint to produce delicate renderings; “the images translate my experience of these transitional spaces in visual and conceptual terms,” she has said. Fish’s earlier paintings focused on imagery from the natural world, including clouds, snow, frost, and vines.

Career Highlights
Learn more about artist insights.
Established
Established representation
Represented by industry leading galleries.
Group
Group show at a major institution
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA), and 1 more
Institution
Collected by a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Publication
Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum, and 1 more
Fair
Included in a major biennial
Whitney Biennial
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