Jennifer Guidi Is One of the West Coast's Rising Art Stars

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Jennifer Guidi Is One of the West Coast's Rising Art Stars

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JENNIFER GUIDI works slowly, echoing the controlled style of an artisan: a calligrapher pressing ink to paper or an embroiderer threading silk. Her meticulous, repetitive technique, which she periodically broadcasts to over 50,000 followers on Instagram, involves the steady layering of sand mixed with pigment onto canvas. Using a long wooden dowel of her own design, she manipulates the gritty coat before it hardens, creating almond-size impressions that reveal the color base beneath. In other compositions, Guidi fills an entire canvas with tiny painted dots, dabbing them on one by one. “The work is super tedious,…

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