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View of “Philomene Pirecki,” 2013. Foreground: Reflecting White (3rd Generation), 2013. Background: White Wall, Artist’s Studio (11:22, 11:22, fluorescent light, 6-8-13) (detail), 2013.

Philomene Pirecki

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View of “Philomene Pirecki,” 2013. Foreground: Reflecting White (3rd Generation), 2013. Background: White Wall, Artist’s Studio (11:22, 11:22, fluorescent light, 6-8-13) (detail), 2013.

Dominating the first room in Philomene Pirecki’s exhibition “Image Persistence” was a combination of three overlapping individual artworks, together best described as a mixed-media mural. The background work, White Wall, Artist’s Studio (11:22, 11:22, fluorescent light, 6-8-13), 2013, includes about a dozen twenty-by-sixteen-inch photographic posters, each showing one of two extreme close-ups of the artist’s cinder-block studio wall, upon which is affixed a snapshot of the same studio detail, all fixed atop the partially repainted gallery wall. Hanging upon White Wall were two other artworks: Reflecting White (3rd Generation), 2013, a monochromatic white C-print; and a small-scale gray-green abstract canvas, Grey Painting: Text Version 35, 2011, in which the word GREY appears almost unrecognizable, formed in a stylized painterly typography stretching across the canvas, side to

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