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  • Jane Hammond

    Transepoca

    Like many contemporary artists, Jane Hammond has adopted a structure or system that might seem like a rejection of inventiveness, but that actually elaborates a rigorous defense of painting. In this exhibition Hammond came across as an archivist of diversity. Each of the nine works presented in this show is untitled and then subtitled with a string of curiosity-producing numbers that quickly reveal the artist is working with a limited set, currently 276, of found and numbered images and a restricted palette of four colors. All of Hammond’s works depart from some combination of these self-imposed

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