los-angeles

Linda Roush-Hudson

Thomas Solomon's Garage

Moonlight served as the model for the light that emanated from, was reflected by, and shone through the human-scaled, domestic-inspired devices in Linda Roush-Hudson’s show, “Lamp Light,” which consisted of found objects, blown glass, translucent fabric, and printed Plexiglas. Like moonlight, the luminosity of her discreet works is derived from an invisible source: it is, in a sense, recycled light. But Roush-Hudson’s meticulously crafted objects are less concerned with environmental consciousness than with peripheral vision. With impressive consistency, the young Los Angeles-based artist scrutinizes the point at which vision loses its distinctness, aligning this loss of focus with an exploration of the way thoughts enter consciousness. More precisely, her delicate, exacting art gives exquisite physical form to the way the mind sometimes seizes upon fleeting intuitions and turns them into

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