Kristin Baker is active/lives in New York, Massachusetts. Kristin Baker is known for acrylic abstract auto-racing themed painting, prints, assemblage, photography.
Biography Kristin Baker
Kristin Baker is bending painting's seeming limitations. By emphasizing the materiality of paint through her built up layers of troweled acrylic, Baker's paintings approach other two-dimensional practices such as printmaking, photography and paper assemblage. While upholding the power and dynamism of painting, Baker seeks to create a third dimension in between many genres and hindered by none.
Her compositions combine illusionistic and pictorial space as well as blatantly artificial forms and surfaces. Each mark and shape is created not by a brush but by an outline of torn tape. The final silhouette is filled in with paint, and when the tape is ripped away, a free-floating "gesture" or "mark" is added to the piece. These shapes are
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