Elliott Zooey Martin

  • picks October 27, 2012

    Nicole Phungrasamee Fein

    Departing from her previous neutral and ocherous palette, Nicole Phungrasamee Fein introduces shocks of vibrant color in “Forgotten,” one of the artist’s two solo exhibitions this fall (the other is at Philadelphia’s Gallery Joe). While the atmospheric and monochromatic watercolors on view here range from pink to phosphorescent green, Fein’s process is still as resolute as ever: Each work is the product of a single sitting and the artist’s absolute concentration on her lines. In 1080512, 2012, Fein lays down a series of—adjacent but never overlapping—horizontal powder-blue bands with a one-inch-wide