New York

Daria Dorosh

A.I.R. Gallery

Daria Dorosh’s new paintings can be discrete objects inviting analysis and criticism in their own right, but they were not entirely planned that way, and actually evolved through an interesting permutation of collaboration between this artist and four architects whom Dorosh asked to work with her. Three of the collaborations are formal and visual, and the other is conceptual and philosophical; all four are installations involving a painting and a three-dimensional object. Although each action followed its peculiar course, generally the projects included initial meetings between artist and architect to establish goals and objectives. Then the artist and her collaborators worked independently while trading sketches and phone calls. Each participant was diligent about exploring a potential relationship while maintaining an independence of activity and production. The results were probably

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