Review: Angela Dufresne: Making a scene, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art

Review: Angela Dufresne: Making a scene, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art

“Angela Dufresne is an unabashed painter. Undaunted by the aesthetic ebbs and flows of her medium she instead has immersed herself in its rich and varied history. In “covering” moments of visual culture, like a band covering a classic tune, the artist seeks to renew and decontextualize painting for a contemporary culture drowning in its own visual excess. Over the last decade Dufresne has perfected ways of translating the visual vocabulary of film editing into the pictorial space of a painting while laying out a helluva ribald narrative.” –– Brian Hearn, KC STUDIO

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