Elise Ferguson

American, 1964 -
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The abstract geometric painter Elise Ferguson (b. 1964, American) has said of her work, “I rely on geometry as a language, but use it intuitively. Once marks are made and first colors chosen, the progression of the composition becomes something of a call and response. Step-by-step things get improvisational, each new gesture springing from the last. I work until the image says stop...” Ferguson’s improvisational process is exemplified by the two works on view. Through a calculated combination of painting and sculptural materials, including metal, pigmented plaster, and ink on MDF, she realizes an illusory space of infinite iterations and resolve.

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