Laurence Ross is a Baltimore-based writer and educator. He received his MFA from the University of Alabama where he served as the Creative Nonfiction Editor for Black Warrior Review. His essays have been published in magazines and literary journals such as Pelican Bomb, The Georgia Review, Brevity, and The Huffington Post. In 2014, Ross served as the Director of P.3Writes, an educational program in conjunction with U.S. Art Triennial Prospect New Orleans. In 2020, he curated his first visual art exhibition at Woodland Pattern in Milwaukee, WI. Contact: email@example.com
Stories by Laurence Ross
In an economic and political environment where artists are accustomed to scarcity, the notion of excess space is indeed otherworldly.
With 17 different venues and a map in hand, I moved in currents and countercurrents over the course of my 11-day visit and still didn’t see it all.
Both women are primarily known for their work in sculpture, and that tactile sensibility easily translates to these textured two-dimensional pieces.
Viewed as movements, these abstracts are maps that retrace Owens’ process, the steps he took to arrive at the finished series.