Paul Kasmin Gallery Presents a Solo Installation of Over 30 Ink Drawings by Jan Frank


NEW YORK, NY.- Paul Kasmin Gallery presents “Seven Months,” a solo installation of over thirty ink drawings and one painting by the New York artist Jan Frank. The exhibition is on view from May 19 through June 18, 2011. Made over a period of seven months on handmade paper with ink and commercial correction fluid, the drawings in this portfolio range from near-literalism to near-abstraction. Their abstraction becomes intensified when, to use Jackson Pollock’s words, Frank “chooses to veil the imagery,” by using white out to obscure sections of each drawing. The curator Dominique Nahas has described this process of addition and subtraction as “a singular synthesis of deliberate method and high-risk intuition. By