“In painting, a discussion of mimesis always goes back to the Greek story of Zeuxis, a painter who produced a still life so convincing birds flew down to peck at the painted grapes. In Denevan’s work it is not so much that we are fooled into thicking the cluster of grapes is real. It is that we see that they are paint and want to eat them all the same. . .”
Read our review of Robin Denevan’s work in the October 2011 edition of 15 Bytes.
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Categories: Exhibition Reviews