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Wade Guyton, Untitled, 2015, Epson UltraChrome K3 ink-jet print on linen, 10' 8" × 9'. Le Consortium.

Wade Guyton

Le Consortium/Académie Conti/Le Mur

Wade Guyton, Untitled, 2015, Epson UltraChrome K3 ink-jet print on linen, 10' 8" × 9'. Le Consortium.

The first room of Le Consortium contained a color photograph printed on canvas and exhibited on the floor. The photo depicts both the tubular frame of a Marcel Breuer chair and a detail of a black painting visible in the background. Shot in Wade Guyton’s studio in New York, it is the matrix for the twenty-three other works on display here; the same image is also the basis for North Wall, Bowery Studio, WG3505, 2016, exhibited at Le Mur in Paris. In each of these works, certain details are isolated, enlarged, and printed employing the artist’s usual Epson UltraChrome ink-jet printer. In decontextualized details, the light reflections off the tubular-steel chair and the painting reveal prismatic colors, a crescendo of polychrome and washed-out effects. Installed in the museum’s longer room were two horizontal paintings, each about ten feet wide, in which the image is reproduced on

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