• size 80" × 50.5" × 2.25"
  • year 2021
  • materials Acrylic ink on paper
  • framed In white
“In this series, 'Interwoven Conversations', I've created seemingly disparate pairings of oblique and visible text. The interplay between stitched fragments on a translucent surface and the works on opaque paper explore what appears hidden and what is revealed through inchoate musings. Pulling together text, texture and context is a form of spontaneous thought, akin to a written letter emerging on the page.” — 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. Gail's work often begins with drafting short narratives or letters which she then translates into color and form. Though encoding and obfuscating her writing, Gail creates images that question the validity of interpretation.

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