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This work explores the horizon line as a picture device and a psychological place. In the drawing, the horizon line is made up of multiple lines, which refers to the process of its own making and provides a rhythmic, syncopated space. It is a place where two things meet, not only land and sky, or water and sky, but also day meeting night in the form of a sunset. You ride off into it, the end of one thing and the beginning of another, an uncertain future. While we might think of the sunset as a comforting trope, I want to show the hovering, unstable moment produced at this juncture of past and present. Formally, the work is built through accretion, and I look to Seurat, Van Gogh, Mondrian, Donald Judd and the Bauhaus Weavers. For a bit of big sky romanticism, I go to Thomas Cole and the films of John Ford.
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Kathranne Knight holds a BA from the University of Texas at Austin and an MFA from Yale University School of Art. Knight has been an artist in residence at Donald Judd’s Chinati Foundation in Marfa, Texas, and at the Connemara Conservancy Foundation in Dallas. In Massachusetts, she has participated in group shows at Bernard Toale Gallery, Carroll and Sons Gallery, Geoffrey Young Gallery, the Danforth Museum of Art and MASS MoCA. Ms. Knight was published in New American Paintings #56, and she has recently moved to the Midwest from Massachusetts, where she lives with her husband and young daughter.
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