Portfolio by Anne GIlman

BOMB 121 Fall 2012
BOMB 121

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Anne Gilman, detail from Desabotonar/deshacer (to undo), 2011. All images from the series Observations, errors, + corrections, pencil, ink, graphite, and paint on paper, 96 × 60 inches. Courtesy of the artist.

“Observations, errors, + corrections” is a series of drawings I began in 2009 based on observations of the environments or situations I find myself in. The text is in Spanish and English and is written directly in the drawing as I work. As I continue drawing, I cover sections of text with graphite or colored pencil because I decide they are irrelevant, nor succinct enough, or too personal. The covered areas create randomly formed shapes based on the editing process.

Anne Gilman, detail from Desabotonar/deshacer (to undo), 2011.

Anne Gilman, Sticks and Stones, 2012.

Anne Gilman, detail from Black Ice, 2012.

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Anne Gilman, detail from Desabotonar/deshacer (to undo), 2011.

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BOMB 121, Fall 2012

Featuring interviews with Miguel Gutierrez and Ishmael Houston-Jones, Haim Steinbach, Carolyn Cantor and Amy Herzog, Ben Chasny and Sir Richard Bishop, Kurt Andersen and Susanna Moore, Edith Grossman and Jaime Manrique, Lucy Raven, and Josiah McElheny.

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