How “Drawing Paintings” Destroy an Artistic Hierarchy

“‘Drawing Paintings’ are something that were a reaction to the hierarchy that supposedly exists between drawing and painting. What I wanted to do was combine the two of them and make drawing and painting the same level [so] that there was no real difference.” Artist George Condo introduces his installation¬†The Way I Think, on view through June 25, 2017.

Behind the Scenes: Installing with George Condo

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Finalizing layout plans. Left to right: Manager of Exhibitions Liza Strelka, contemporary artist George Condo, Exhibition Curator Klaus Ottmann, Condo studio assistant Benjamin Provo. Photo: Rhiannon Newman

George Condo was on site last week to install about 200 of his works in the Phillips galleries. His exhibition, The Way I Think, opened last weekend and offers visitors unprecedented insight into the mind and creative process of this extraordinarily imaginative artist.

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Photo: Rhiannon Newman