New York

Claire Moore

Robert Freidus Gallery

With a hand reminiscent of old Dutch masters, Claire Moore sketches visual diaries of places she has been, and records multitudes of facts about each place. The results are an intimate diary, a journal compounded of fact and impression. With changes in mood reflected in the energy of each line, her narrative drawings contain an essence of personality that is particular, specific, and simultaneously ageless and archetypal. A product of 22 years of drawing and labeling, these “Interiors, Exteriors” have the freshness of newer works by younger artists who have just discovered the fascination of words and word-art. Moore refers to her labeling as “words conveying bits of information I would like to remember but which for the most part cannot be drawn.” Yet it is doubtful that this sensitive artist could not draw just about anything she wanted to, whether it be as mundane as a clothes hanger

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