• size 48" × 33"
  • year 2015
  • materials Acrylic ink on linen
  • framed N/A
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“Conceptually, I was looking for ways to record the thought process of writing a letter and decided on rendering the fluid gesture of the circle, creating an abstract interpretation of the text.” — Gail Tarantino
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About the Artist

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Gail Tarantino (b. 1958) is a San Francisco Bay-area painter and photographer. Her works focus on thinking of ways to interpret language and its myriad meanings. First creating short narratives or letters, she then translates these written communications into color, coding messages that question the validity of interpretation.

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  • Gail Tarantino
  • Gail Tarantino walks us through her unique process, the subjects of her letters, and how she's a hedgehog to the core.
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  • 'Soft Structures' at Johnson & Johnson
  • For Women's History Month, Uprise Art curates an exhibition for Johnson & Johnson that highlights the forgotten women and places of history.

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