KATE KERN  Visual Artist

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Sixty-fifth Connection: From another July


With text from another July, here is a detail from Attract Year-Round Beauty- June-July 1998 (©1998). A grid of cursive journal entries, written in pencil, marked by rows of rubber stamped numbers, is thickly overlaid with undulating worm like/necklace like images, punctuated with what might be billowing smoke or clouds. When I started this series of 40 x 26” drawings I thought the drawn images would remain at the edges of the journal entries. As I worked on them I realized that this was not the case. The overlapping imagery gradually overtook the grid and the text to become the dominant feature.

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