Kimmo Sarje

  • Sean Scherer

    Time, the avant-garde, and Europe can be problematic concepts for American artists, but Sean Scherer’s paintings grow out of these concepts. His work seems to echo the dilemma that has faced the American esthetic in recent years: do we see more than what we see? In other words, does art also have a spiritual dimension? Scherer’s paintings take their point of departure from the Russian avant-garde of the beginning of the century, especially Kazimir Malevich’s Suprematism. Many “neo-geo” artists have drawn from the same well, but Scherer takes his historical journey on his own terms. Not only is