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  • Donna Moylan

    Studio Planita

    Donna Moylan’s new work is characterized by extreme pretentiousness and a lack of substance. Only a few months ago she showed a series of paintings based on an elementary figuration—a man/tree dualism—that had the potential for developing into a structured abstraction. But this was hastily discarded. Moylan’s figurative dualism has since found resolution in banal formalism. The recent works consist of cut-out geographical maps juxtaposed against broad-brushed backgrounds of the same color. The color’s tones are appealing, but the artist’s light touch is too often inconsistent. The result is an

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