The Visual Alongside the Textual: Ken Weathersby

In a recent exhibit, Weathersby introduced a series of geometric abstract paintings with precise cut-outs that feature his surreal dream journal entries. The contrast between these seems to show both the power and limitations of the visual and textual, with shapes and colors difficult to formally describe alongside a dynamic, dreamy paragraph with no visual analog.

The arrangement of two disconnected abstract pieces, the painting and narrative, is notable for not only placing these often-separate styles together, but successfully creating a bridge between the two with their physical placements within one another.

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