Artist Angel Otero's New Show is All About Memory

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Artist Angel Otero's New Show is All About Memory

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Instead of canvas, artist Angel Otero paints on plexiglass. He builds his vivid compositions using oil paints, allowing one layer to dry before painting over it. Some of his paintings have three or four of these layers; others contain upwards of twelve or fifteen. When Otero, 36, is done with one, he peels “the skin” from the plexiglass.

Usually, the final part of Otero’s process is to adhere the skin onto canvas. But in his newest works, which will be exhibited in his solo show Angel Otero: Elegies at the Bronx Museum in…

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