Monday, April 16, 2018

Past: Miriam Cahn

"Cahn seems to care, even while suspending its pink people over the sandpaper caustics of abrasive color, one of very few painters to make painting's bright beauty a violent thing. Painting can do a real violence to balloons filled with red liquid. Rubbed of noses, devoid of hair, flesh the color of factory chicken. The manifold meanings of the adjective tender, "showing gentleness" as well as "sensitive to pain."  "(of meat) easy to cut."


Read full: Miriam Cahn at Jocelyn WolffMiriam Cahn at Meyer Riegger