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Darren Waterston: Representing the Invisible
Darren Waterston's somber but sexy paintings layer curvy, organic forms over strong colors in alluring riffs on the language of landscape. As abstract works with a visceral physicality, they evoke a sense of place without geographic reference. Their night-sky blues, mist grays and blood reds are dotted with disorienting arrays of starry pinpoints, bubbles, ripples and rays ...more
Paperback, 125 pages
Published June 1st 2007 by Charta
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Apr 16, 2013 Eisnein rated it it was amazing
With his most recent project, an art installation for Mass MoCA titled 'Filthy Lucre', Waterston takes his artistic genius in new directions, creating a dark psychic mirror of the infamous Peacock Room created by James McNeill Whistler. A very close approximation of the original, this Peacock Room imagines the context that's missing from the Leyland project as a corrosive radiation. The bitterness and anger that Whistler made so public, enraged that Leyland wouldn't pay any more than half the su ...more