Suzan Frecon: paintings 2006–2010
Text by Joachim Pissarro
Published on the occasion of her first exhibition at David Zwirner in fall of 2010, this beautifully designed and produced catalogue — with a text by noted curator and art historian Joachim Pissarro — features Suzan Frecon’s most recent large-scale oil paintings, along with newly commissioned color photography of exhibition and studio installation views, as well as the artist’s notebooks and sketches. Also included is the facsimile of a personal letter to the artist from poet Clark Coolidge.
Publisher: David Zwirner / Radius Books
Artists: Suzan Frecon
Contributors: Joachim Pissaro
Designer: Rita Jules, Miko McGinty Inc.
Printer: Meridian Printing
Publication Date: 2010
Dimensions: 10 1/4 x 12 3/4 in (26 x 32.4 cm)
Reproductions: 22 color
Retail: $55 | £35 | $350 HKD | €48
Stock: Out of Stock
For the past four decades, Suzan Frecon has become known for abstract oil paintings and watercolors that are at once reductive and expressive. Composed with subtle, interacting arrangements of color, which the artist applies with meticulous attention to the physical qualities of her medium, they appear to blur the distinction between matter and transcendence. Color assumes a physical property and almost appears material; as the artist has stated, “The reality and the spiritual of my paintings are the same.