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Allen Brewer

Allen Brewer

Allen has spent the past few years making drawings using typewriter carbon and found photography, transcribing exacting details from the photo (via carbon) onto a substrate. The result, he says, is a “ghost” devoid of any human embellishment or direct mark making. Staying true to the process requires that he draw and paint blindly, refusing to look at the substrate. Instead, his focus pinpoints every detail and form that makes the subject the subject. “By eliminating my own perception of the thing,” Allen says, “I am getting closer to its truth.”

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