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Anne-Marie Schneider, untitled, 2013, watercolor and pencil on paper, 15 3/4 x 11 4/8".

Anne-Marie Schneider

Peter Freeman, Inc. | Paris

Anne-Marie Schneider, untitled, 2013, watercolor and pencil on paper, 15 3/4 x 11 4/8".

Treating her drawing practice like a visual diary, Anne-Marie Schneider uses combinations of watercolor, acrylic, ink, and pencil to routinely document current events, scenes from daily life, and her own mental state. Here a selection of sixty works on paper plus four paintings, all dated between 2009 and 2013, offered an intimate, if fragmented, glimpse into the artist’s quotidian experience. Characteristic of Schneider’s oeuvre, which also includes sculpture and animation, the simple forms and playful color palette of her drawings—manifested here mainly as purple and red stick figures and multicolored floating heads—are deceptively naive. Masquerading as a grade-school art project pinned unceremoniously to the gallery walls, Schneider’s pictographic streams of consciousness revealed themselves to be insightful psychological studies.

Arranged chromatically, passing from

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