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Palma Blank-Rosenblum

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Grey, Purple Diagonals with Yellow Cut-out 2009 acrylic on canvas 32"x42"
Blue, Yellow Diagonals with Red 2009 acrylic on canvas 33"x39"
Red, Yellow Diagonals with Blue 2009 acrylic on canvas 65"x70"
Yellow, Grey Diagonals with Blue Bands 2009 acrylic on canvas 34"x30"
Blue, Red: Zigs vs. Zags 2009 acrylic on canvas 33"x39"
Artist's Statement

Visual experience is the ultimate goal. The painting constantly constructs and deconstructs itself between deep space and the flatness of the picture plane. Operating as self-sufficient color mixing machines, the painting’s construction is comparable to the proof of a mathematical equation, with the capacity to demonstrate infinite color situations. By harnessing the characteristics of electronic light, the viewer is enabled to charter their own experience, navigating color and shapes within the depth of field. The constant absorption of information in the city: textures, images, objects, words, sounds, lights… energize, inspire and reflect themselves through the shapes, patterns, colors, and materiality of my work. On the surface of the canvas, a low-relief topography is the result of the assembling the structure. The painting’s process is embedded in its objectness. The experience is both an optical and tactile phenomenon.


Born 1979
Lives and works in Greenpoint, Brooklyn

2006 MFA Painting Yale University School of Art
2001 BFA Painting Rhode Island School of Design

Solo Exhibitions
2008 Holoblocks, Andrew Rafacz Gallery, Chicago IL
Group Exhibitiona
2010 (upcoming) Emerging from a New Known: Curated by Doug Melini, New York City NY
2010 Parallel States, Dean Project, LIC Queens, NY
2009 Drawing Show, The Cabernet Initiative, Brooklyn NY
2008 Party at Phong;s House, Curated by Chris Martin, Gallery Janet, Brooklyn NY
2008 Unnameable Things, Artspace, New Haven CT
2006 Yale University MFA Thesis Show, New Haven CT
2003 Metastasize, Bronx River Art Center, Bronx NY
2002 Vermont Studio Center, Johnson VT
Humphrey, David "DUMBSTRUCK", Artspace, January 2008