|c 2010 Melanie Millar, Spin2, oil and acrylic on canvas, 58"x60"|
Sunday, October 31, 2010
such amazing work. you must look at this closer to appreciate--click to enlarge. as explained in the press release below, this is one of a series of works that are collaborations. evans and sharma took turns passing the painting back and forth. the image below shows this particular painting in three stages of collaboration. if you go to julie evans website you can see more work and more documentation of the development of several paintings.
Julie Saul Gallery NY
Julie Evans and Ajay Sharma
Cowdust: Collaborative Paintings
November 4-December 23, 2010
In the second gallery, Julie Saul is pleased to present Cowdust, a series of collaborative paintings by New York artist Julie Evans, and Indian miniature painter Ajay Sharma. This is Evans third exhibition with the gallery since 2007. Evans and Sharma met in 2003 while Evans was studying miniature painting in Jaipur on a Fulbright Scholarship and they became close friends. Despite the enormous cultural differences between them, their shared involvement with miniature painting caused Evans to suggest a collaborative project creating work together over a specific period of time.