Catherine Howe, ‘Monotype no. 5’, 2020, Print, Acrylic and Soy based inks on Single Sheets Stonehenge, Maune Contemporary
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Catherine Howe

Monotype no. 5, 2020

Acrylic and Soy based inks on Single Sheets Stonehenge
50 × 38 in
127 × 96.5 cm
$4,500
Location
Atlanta
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Catherine Howe
American, b. 1960
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Catherine Howe insists that her paintings, which appear to reference 17th-century still life paintings, are not about representation or narrative; rather, she says they are exercises in the evocative power of painting as a material. What appear to be flora, figures, and foods dissolve into abstract flurries of brush marks and fields of commingled colors when observed closely. The painted surfaces vary widely in paint application, with some areas thinly glazed or quickly sketched, and others so thick they appear to be in relief. Howe’s palette is known to be strong and vibrant, though not without eerie contrasts; her technique includes splatters, spills, and the scraping away of paint.

Catherine Howe, ‘Monotype no. 5’, 2020, Print, Acrylic and Soy based inks on Single Sheets Stonehenge, Maune Contemporary
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Catherine Howe
American, b. 1960
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Catherine Howe insists that her paintings, which appear to reference 17th-century still life paintings, are not about representation or narrative; rather, she says they are exercises in the evocative power of painting as a material. What appear to be flora, figures, and foods dissolve into abstract flurries of brush marks and fields of commingled colors when observed closely. The painted surfaces vary widely in paint application, with some areas thinly glazed or quickly sketched, and others so thick they appear to be in relief. Howe’s palette is known to be strong and vibrant, though not without eerie contrasts; her technique includes splatters, spills, and the scraping away of paint.

Catherine Howe

Monotype no. 5, 2020

Acrylic and Soy based inks on Single Sheets Stonehenge
50 × 38 in
127 × 96.5 cm
$4,500
Location
Atlanta
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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