|© John Chamberlain Lo An, 1966 urethane foam and cord 12 x 18 x 18 in.|
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
|The Last Decade|
11/3 - 1/4/12
|RW 45 (Crown)|
... So the movement of the line is at once controlled and deliberate, and carefree and meandering; its sense is determined but unconcerned. It doesn’t seek the catharsis of action painting, opting instead for a slower, more deliberate, vulnerable movement of the hand. It talks about the possibility of a continuous painting, where each successive shift in color or momentum or direction is the result of an interplay of contingency and intuition, much like the successive moves that accumulate to form a day in the life.