Alexandria Wallace

 
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Alexandria Wallace

Through the languages of drawing, painting, and collage, Alexandria Wallace is working as a translator. Her line, which links her works on paper like an ellipsis, is a dark sumi ink stroke that is seemingly one with the surface of its paper support. Wallace compresses her source material, including images documenting Los Angeles, into a singular plane using methods stolen from both digital and analogue processes. The pieces both reflect and deflect each other, as they are connected but also jockeying for their own meaning through difference. Geometric interventions, in the form of large opaque painted shapes, come towards you in each composition- allowing the surfaces to separate. This physical volume, constructed with Wallace’s concoction of forms, becomes the atmospheric mantra of her current works, including those shared here.

Untitled, 4 X 4 ft,  Spray paint, acrylic, and sumi ink on raw canvas  

Untitled (detail), 4 X 4 ft,  Spray paint, acrylic, and sumi ink on raw canvas 

Untitled (detail), 4 X 4 ft,  Spray paint, acrylic, and sumi ink on raw canvas 

Untitled (detail), 4 X 4 ft,  Spray paint, acrylic, and sumi ink on raw canvas 
I imagine this work placed near Kyle's work.