Fragmentary Images: Christie Noh’s Things Whose Purpose Is Slowness
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Fragmentary Images: Christie Noh’s Things Whose Purpose Is Slowness

According to the exhibit description at Christie Noh’s current solo show at the Warehouse Artist Lofts Public Market, “[Noh’s] paintings show simple, mundane experiences of the human condition.” While Noh may illustrate mundane human experiences, the paintings in the exhibit, titled “Things Whose Purpose Is Slowness,” are anything but ordinary. Within her fictional environments, which … Continue reading

Things Whose Purpose Is Slowness.
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Things Whose Purpose Is Slowness.

In her paintings of private interiors, fragmented figures, and abstracted flowers, Christie Yuri Noh makes the invisible, unspoken aspects of the human subconscious visible. Noh’s own inner life plays a prominent role in the creation of her paintings. Instead of meticulously planning each image in advance, she allows the process of painting itself to inspire … Continue reading

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California Treasures: Artwork of the Great Depression

During the Great Depression, the Works Progress Administration (WPA) created jobs for millions of people by organizing work for public benefit.  It was an effort by the government to provide unemployment relief and stimulate the economy. In addition to providing work and wages for day laborers to repair roads, build bridges, and complete other infrastructure projects, the … Continue reading