Eva Scharrer

  • picks September 04, 2003

    Ellen Harvey

    Ellen Harvey, who tagged New York City with tiny, oval-shaped landscape paintings, continues her witty beautifications at Warsaw's Ujadzowski Castle. As is the case with most of the city's “historic” center, the castle is actually a postwar reconstruction, and the only exception on its grounds—the seventeenth-century Laboratorium outbuilding—looks newer than the castle next door. To address this discrepancy, Harvey “aged” the Laboratorium's walls with a patina of watercolor and painted trompe l'oeil neoclassical architectural motifs based on the Castle's on the Laboratorium's interior and