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In the studio with Van Hanos
Ahead of Van Hanos' solo exhibition 'Conditional Bloom' at Lisson Gallery in New York (opening 30 June), the artist take us inside his studio in the in the remote rural town of Marfa, Texas. This intimate film sees him speak about his recent practice and the new works presented in the show, and his approach to each painting as an empty vessel, each canvas a container for a different energy, way of thinking or stylistic approach.
Striving to achieve new discovery through each individual painting, Hanos asks the viewer to probe the difference between that which is cognitively recognized and overtly perceived, and that which is unconsciously absorbed. Approaching his subject matter with a similar element of surrender, Hanos takes the familiar understanding of painting as a moment in time, or specific capture, and shatters it.
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