• Tim Ebner

    Kuhlenschmidt/Simon Gallery

    Tim Ebner is concerned with the image and process of abstract painting. Until recently, the focus of this investigation was the brushstroke itself, which Ebner exploited both as a unique, emotive gesture and as a premeditated, mechanical simulation. What appeared a purely intuitive sweep of the brush was in fact painstakingly rendered, using a wax-resist method, so that process contradicted representational signification. Thus Ebner not only drained the expressive mark of its unique automatism but, through an almost fetishistic concern for finish and surface, also underscored the medium’s

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