Painting Behind Itself

Melissa Gordon




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Oliver Zybok, Roos Gortzak

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‘Painting Behind Itself’ follows two ongoing series by artist Melissa Gordon, ‘Blow Up Modernists’ and ‘Material Evidence’, from studio to exhibition. The process, relationships, and staging of Gordon’s paintings and silkscreens in numerous exhibitions, including ‘Derivative Value’ at the Overbeck-Gesellschaft, Lübeck, and ‘Routine Pleasures’ at Vleeshal, Middelburg, are contextualized in their own making and critical discourse with a text by Oliver Zybok, an interview between Roos Gortzak and Melissa Gordon, and the essay ‘Painting Behind Itself’ by Eva Kenny.

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