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When: June 23-Aug. 18 2011
The latest coinage from JoPro's forest of neologisms conjoins brambles and blurs; it's a good title for Katy Stone's relief sculptures and Allison Gildersleeve's paintings, which combine nature with abstraction. Stone, known for her witty floral collages and installations of folded paper and painted Duralar drafting film (seven of which are included here), is showing new laser-cut metal reliefs, generally painted in bright oil enamels, which suggest natural forms and textures like bark and foliage as well as stylized flames and clouds (or Lichtenstein's Pop stylings of AbEx brushstrokes). Gildersleeve paints her native Northeast's clapboard houses, stone walls, forests, and thickets using flat patches of heavy paint in the Fairfield Porter manner, but more ambiguously; her spatially flattened abstract landscapes are shaped by memory and process. Bramblur runs through August 18 at Johansson Projects (2300 Telegraph Ave., Oakland). 510-444-9140 or
— DeWitt Cheng


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