context…Jeff Schwarz…006

Backsplash Jeff Schwarz creates work at the fissure separating our collective proclivity for order and newness from our individual yearnings for expression and permanence. Yet rather than build a bridge across, the Brooklyn-based ceramicist fills in this gap, or perhaps even shows us that the divide has only ever been apparent—that order is its own […]

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dialogue…Jeff Schwarz…006

“Vandalism for some maybe, but for me it’s exuberance—even bad graffiti.”   Your most recent tile works reminded me of Robert Rauschenberg’s erased De Kooning drawing. In the works you are creating your own images but then covering up large portions and only revealing smaller sections underneath. Can you tell me a little bit about […]

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