Drew Zeiba

  • picks July 03, 2019

    “Vernacular Interior”

    Houses and their insides are one thing, but homes are fickle and fluid; they are made and remade, found or not, in unfixed images and half-formed memories. In “Vernacular Interior,” a group show curated by Adeze Wilford, home is both a problem and a product of vision. Genevieve Gaignard’s Dynasty, 2018, is a golden-hued photograph of a spiritless woman reclining on a leather couch; beside her is an end table overwhelmed with framed family snapshots. Chambre Parentale (Parental Room), 2019, an oil on linen by Esteban Jefferson, depicts pictures on walls that are wrapped and taped up—their crinkly