Two Paintings by Chuck Agro

BOMB 57 Fall 1996
Issue 57 057  Fall 1996

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My paintings develop from where my life intersects with the persons, places, and things that I depict. I am interested in the memory and translation of the psychological impact of their physical presence.

Chuck Agro 01

Chuck Agro, Theresa, 1996, acrylic, enamel, oil, encaustic on canvas, 60 × 48 inches. All images courtesy of Edward Thorp Gallery.

Chuck Agro 002

Chuck Agro, Josephine, 1996, paster, acrylic, enamel, resin on wood panel, 60 × 60 inches.

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The painter looks back on five decades of experimentation and how that’s generated new levels of confidence and clarity in her art.

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BOMB 57, Fall 1996

Featuring interviews with Jasper Johns, Tobias Wolff, Laurie Simmons, Sapphire, Scott Elliott, Brenda Blethyn, Craig Lucas, Suzannah Lessard & Honor Moore, Peter Dreher, and Richard Einhorn.

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Issue 57 057  Fall 1996