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Amy Myers, A Dream Perimeter; Dimensional Inter-Repetition, 2019, oil on canvas, 72 × 72".

Amy Myers, A Dream Perimeter; Dimensional Inter-Repetition, 2019, oil on canvas, 72 × 72".

Amy Myers

Malin Gallery

“Daughter Universes,” the title of Amy Myers’s first solo show with Malin Gallery (formerly Burning in Water), aptly connotes a kind of cosmic femininity. Google-dig a little deeper and one learns that the term also refers to a hypothetical offshoot of quantum mechanics, which postulates that all material and energetic encounters spawn separate spheres of possibility. At this point, it might help to know that Myers’s father was an aviator and physicist who apparently suffused his daughter’s universe (sorry) with a lofty perspective and an enduring fascination for invisible, elemental forces and their diagrammatic representation. That perhaps accounts for the cosmic part. As for the feminine aspect, the obvious, and not unrelated, influence at work here is botanical taxonomy, commonly manifesting in the artist’s output as dahliaesque, bio-geometric patterning and, more to the point, swooping,

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