The invitation to participate in this show–coming out of the blue, from someone I’d never met, and offering a chance to show alongside artists whose work I admire–was itself something of a gift. I am particularly taken by the idea of giving a gift to someone I may not know, and may not have the chance to meet. It feels like such a genuine gesture, in such a competitive and busy world, and something that connects us all through our creative practices.

Looking forward to working with all of you!

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One Response to Gifting

  1. Abstraction at Work says:

    Thank you for your comment, Ann. As you can gather, I’m an idealist of sorts, trying to resist and find alternate ways to navigate the “competitive and busy world” you mention. Warping the often-quoted Oscar Wilde on the subject of Utopias: a map of the artworld that does not include Utopian territories is not worth even glancing at, for it leaves out the unincorporated places at which artists are always landing.

    Hoping that this gift keeps multiplying for all of you,


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