Overlap broadens and narrows, rises and falls, like a wave, like breathing. The fragility of the fabric’s weave is countermanded by the stature and consistency of a classical organization. Like stoic Roman pilasters, the thread-drawn rectangles cling close to the ground plane of the paper.
In Verse #1 is drawn with precisely cut sheer-cloth circles that float above one another, both in their alignment and actual surface application, resulting in delicate chiffon-glazed tonal layers.
Linnea Glatt’s latest drawings provide stunning testament to her continued fascination with intricate, illusive materials cast in timeless configurations.
~ Thomas Motley
photographs by Kevin Todora, courtesy of Barry Whistler Gallery