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Thursday, May 20, 2010

"8 Eyes" at Jennifer Jane Gallery reviewed in Advocate

My review of the show 8 Eyes runs in this week's New Haven Advocate. A glimpse of that review:

Painter Steven DiGiovanni has long used photographs to stimulate his visual imagination. As curator of 8 Eyes at the Jennifer Jane Gallery, DiGiovanni has asked four fellow representational painters — Mia Brownell, Nathan Lewis, Christopher Mir and Lawrence Morelli — to exhibit their own photographic creations as well as one painting.

Photography is not a primary practice for any of the four. Only Nathan Lewis has a background in photography. In each case, though, their use of photography is either intrinsic to or representative of their painting approach.

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