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Opens Jan 13, 6-8p: “Here You Are” Maya BlochThierry Goldberg Gallery, 103 Norfolk St., NYC exhibition of new paintings. “Maya Bloch’s paintings reproduce so vividly—the saturated hues of the fig­ures leaching into arresting, subsidiary stains, forms and patterns—that one might suspect a printing error, that the real things cannot possibly measure up…Bloch’s figuration is sometimes remi­niscent of the work of Marlene Dumas, yet it also brings into play the lessons of Munch and Ensor, particularly in the rendering of the face as a kind of mask, by turns endearing and ghastly.” - Art in America, 10/07/10

nycartscene:

Opens Jan 13, 6-8p:

Here You Are
 Maya Bloch

Thierry Goldberg Gallery
, 103 Norfolk St., NYC

exhibition of new paintings. “Maya Bloch’s paintings reproduce so vividly—the saturated hues of the fig­ures leaching into arresting, subsidiary stains, forms and patterns—that one might suspect a printing error, that the real things cannot possibly measure up…Bloch’s figuration is sometimes remi­niscent of the work of Marlene Dumas, yet it also brings into play the lessons of Munch and Ensor, particularly in the rendering of the face as a kind of mask, by turns endearing and ghastly.” - Art in America, 10/07/10