• Susan Harrington

    Barry Whistler Gallery

    Susan Harrington is this year’s best new discovery in Dallas. Although she has been exhibiting sporadically in this area for the past eight years, as recently as a year ago her work looked like a remake of mid-’70s New Image painting, specifically Robert Moskowitz’s. She made large paintings, mostly black, with barely visible silhouettes of figures or other forms, against which very small figures were suspended, usually in profile. The psychological drama of these early works seemed either contrived or wholly unresolved, and Harrington’s painting technique at the time appeared only slightly

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