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David von Schlegell

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David von Schlegell at China Art Objects Galleries January 7th, 2012 - February 4th, 2012
Posted 2/1/12
I’m not sure that anything ever looks like the thing you’re supposed to be looking at. Looking at the paintings of David von Schlegell (1920-1992) I know I can’t be seeing what he saw, though there is no way truly to be sure. Monochromes that fade from corner to corner along a diagonal crest with ragged edges of picture plane pooled with paint, sometimes edged with warm grain of smooth wood, the paintings look nothing like paintings to me, but other much stranger sights. They are sci-fi win... [more]
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