Category Archives: Gloria Ortiz-Hernández

Gloria Ortiz-Hernández on Dove Bradshaw

The first thing we learn about this drawing from the information provided by the artist is that it is a work of small dimensions. Its title, Without Title, offers no additional information. But then the words [Carbon Removal] indicate that carbon is at least one of the materials involved in the making of this drawing and that, instead of being added on, it was removed.

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Stefana McClure on Gloria Ortiz-Hernández

I prefer to see with closed eyes.
- Josef Albers

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Gloria Ortiz-Hernández on Mark Williams

The question that comes to mind when looking at this drawing is, “How was it made?” The artist lists the materials as oil and alkyd and the surface as acid-free cardboard, but we are left to guess how the surface was marked and with what. Looking at it closely one can identify four slightly different forms repeated in an apparently random manner. It is obvious that the artist has used these unidentifiable objects to make footprints on the cardboard after dipping them in paint.

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