Monday, February 23, 2009

Julie Miller

From my review of an exhibit of Julie Miller’s drawings:
Steven Zevitas Gallery is also focusing on abstraction with a show of Julie Miller’s new, brightly hued pen drawings. This Bostonian fills sheets of paper with zillions of teensy fine-line circles. Her similar drawings in DeCordova's "Big Bang" exhibition suggested microscopic views of skin or circulating blood cells. The works here feel more like straight-up abstractions focused on a single color or a few similar hues. “o (18)” features purple and blue stripes; “o (19)” is a slippery field of red and orange circles that seem to shift and subtly throb. Sometimes they bring to mind dotted color-blindness test charts.
Read the rest here.

Julie Miller, “Recent Work,” Steven Zevitas Gallery, 450 Harrison Ave., Boston, Jan. 22 to Feb. 28, 2009.

Pictured from top to bottom: Julie Miller, “o (19),” “o (18),” and “o (20),” all ink on paper, 2008.


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