Colin Edgington

  • Angela Dufresne, Golden Showers of Love Painting, 2019, oil on canvas, 9 x 12'.
    picks March 03, 2021

    Angela Dufresne

    Angela Dufresne’s solo exhibition “Long and Short Shots” is a vision of a soft but salacious utopia full of unabashed living and endless love. Her flamboyant canvases are amalgams of various historical styles—Italian Futurism, Neue Sachlichkeit, and Abstract Expressionism, among others—that culminate in both large, complicated tableaux vivants and close-cropped portraits, mostly intimate in scale. Dufresne renders her figures as luscious, liquescent beings who virtually meld into one another and the spaces that they inhabit through palimpsest-like compositions shaped by sinuous lines and