Stephanie Smiedt  
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paint 2009
painting
new york
drips
nike



drips

Stephanie Smiedt’s Drips marry digitally rendered organic forms with the traditional materials of oil painting. In these large scale collage-paintings, the artist has collaborated with the computer to render the trace of her brush as a kind of found-object, which is then incorporated as a layer in a collage on raw linen.

Pared back in palette and heavily influenced by graffiti, Smiedt’s work uses manipulation and collage to slow down and carefully preserve the speeding drip, resulting in a strange suspension of the artist’s trace.

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