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“Playing off of what’s behind me,” says the painting, “I’m rearticulating the space and extending beyond my borders.”  

(Art masks and perverts reality) 
Phase II of Jean Baudrillard's theory
“Playing off of what’s behind me,” says the painting, “I’m rearticulating the space and extending beyond my borders.”

(Art masks and perverts reality)
Phase II of Jean Baudrillard's theory
oil on panel
96” x 33”
2013

Standards of scale are tested as reality is altered by subjects appearing under-sized. This painting harnesses the horizontal presence of structural beams above gallery walls by depicting the architecture but also by breaking the visual boundary of where it hangs—extending three feet beyond the wall it is mounted on.

Photo: PD Rearick