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Told and Foretold
The Cup in the Art of Samuel Bak

Essay by Lawrence L. Langer

Cloth $50.00    |    978-1-879985-28-5    |    2014


In his latest series of paintings featuring images of cups, Samuel Bak proves once again that he is a master of the collapsing visual metaphor. His images do not vanish from the canvas, but they lose their integrity, groping for a form that will enable them to retain some semblance of their original shapes. Often set against a background of mountainous or other natural terrain, these damaged images offer a disturbing contrast to the indifference of most of the landscapes they inhabit.
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