March 14, 2012

SECA 50th Anniversary Artist-on-Artist Talks: Josephine Taylor on Mitzi Pederson

Last week Josephine Taylor (2004 SECA Art Award) talked about Mitzi Pederson’s Untitled:

Mitzi Pederson, Untitled, 2009; wood, glitter, string; 82 x 75 in.; Courtesy Ratio 3, San Francisco

Mitzi Pederson, Untitled (detail), 2009; wood, glitter, string; 82 x 75 in.; Courtesy Ratio 3, San Francisco

Josephine Taylor on Mitzi Pederson’s Untitled. Mitzi Pederson has a solo show at Ratio 3, San Francisco, opening April 27.

Audience Q & A.

Josephine Taylor, Pack Heat/Elbow Strike; colored ink, watercolor, and colored pencil on paper; 71.5 x 54.75 in.; Courtesy the artist

Josephine Taylor; ink on paper; Courtesy the artist

Josephine Taylor, We all have our weaknesses (and those who look out for us), 2005; Collection SFMOMA, Society for the Encouragement of Contemporary Art Fund purchase [Click on image for a larger view

Josephine Taylor with Mitzi Pederson’s Untitled

Josephine Taylor (2004 SECA Art Award) makes large-scale drawings that explore autobiography and complex interpersonal relationships. Her work is focused on people, narrative, and paper. She lives in San Francisco, makes art, teaches, and is represented by Catharine Clark Gallery.

Tomorrow night: Jordan Kantor on On Kawara’s MAR. 16, 1993, from the Today series.


Mar 22: Rebeca Bollinger on Giorgio Morandi
Mar 29: Hung Liu on Rosana Castrillo Díaz

DON’T MISS THESE! Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. Talks last 20 minutes and are free with museum admission — which is half-price Thursday eves, or of course, totally free if you’re a member. If you can’t make it into the galleries, check back here on Wednesdays: we’ll record and post the audio to Open Space each week.

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