In each painting a layer of chaos will show
not everything is fully worked out.
You will see the potential in the speed of the moving line,
the encapsulation and entanglement of shallow space
and the sheer beauty of the painting’s literalness.
The revolution will be painted
Anne Sherwood Pundyk is a New York based painter showing an expansive new body of work, "The Revolution Will Be Painted: Deux". Anne's paintings display an unruly pyrotechnical use of color formed around the journey of the hero. Anne reveals the evolution of her thought process through diverse formats including a selection of oil and acrylic paintings on linen and works on paper. The progression culminates in a large unstretched canvas.
Anne produced the paintings over the last year in her studio on the East End of Long Island. Inspired by the flow of natural elements and the cycle of the seasons, she links this wild energy in her work to her engagement in feminist publishing and performance projects outside her studio. For Anne, painting engenders an appreciation for the virtue of changeable, independent mindset.
Anne was born in Manhattan and returned there to live and work 27 years ago. She moved throughout the United States and spent formative years living just outside Washington DC within blocks of the Adah Rose Gallery. D.C. gave Anne an in-depth introduction to both the arts and activism. She joined the major Washington peace and civil rights protests and regularly visited the museums on the Mall. Anne studied in her youth at the Corcoran School of Art and at Georgetown Day School with abstract painter Sam Gilliam. Another important influence was her study of modern dance. The connection between painting, dance, music and activism are primary inspirations for the artist. She received her BA from Pomona College and her MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design. Anne has exhibited and has work in collections throughout the United States and Europe. Anne will be exhibiting in a solo show at Christopher Stout Gallery in New York in April.