The painter looks back on five decades of experimentation and how that’s generated new levels of confidence and clarity in her art.
Navigating the concentric interiors of the Glass Pavilion at the Toledo Museum of Art, the building unfolds along a serpentine walkway. Through the museum’s glass walls, the view opens uninterrupted.
“The absurdity of this material’s resistance made me want to work with the plastic, the peels. The plastic is part of us, part of me and my contribution, too, even if not directly. Plastic is estranged from me, but it is me.”
“But here is what is most important to me—throwing myself into the present, the unanswerable, the unknown, the unquantifiable.”
A tribute to the late British-American abstract painter from one of BOMB’s founders.