Engaging in an astute dialogue with minimalist and constructivist ideologies, Cordy Ryman's (b. 1971, New York) work oftentimes operates both architecturally and organically. By employing elements of site-specificity, shadow, raw materiality and dimension, he masterfully creates "specific objects" that utilize environment as an extension of surface.
Paint, wood, Velcro swatches, staples, metal and debris playfully conjoin as self-referential qualities that allude to process and materiality, while a deliberate use of tonal planes and gradation bespeak a progressive variation of color-field aesthetics.
Ryman received his BFA - with honors - from the School of Visual Fine Arts/Art Education (NY)
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