So seriously does J. Henry Fair practice what he preaches that the blond-wood frames on the artworks in his exhibition, "Industrial Scars," were made from a tree that died in his yard in Lewisboro, New York.
"The sugar maple," Fair is saying, surrounded by what appear to be radiantly colorful abstract canvases, "is stressed by global warming. And a sugar maple at my house became sick. So the sugar maple came down. I milled the wood and designed the frames for these pieces so that the weight of the frame is spread out in all directions. It holds the print flat."
Opening Friday at Singapore's Arts House to run through October 30, Fair's show was seen recently in Cortona, Italy, and in a short intermediary exhibition in Cologne, Germany. Read full article »
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