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Abstraction Like Fire at Gowanus Open Studios

One trend that stood out at Gowanus Open Studios was that of abstract paintings with the formal sensibility of fire. It’s less about literal depictions of fire. It’s more about swaths of color that glow like raging bonfires, lines that flicker like the tips of flames, chromatic intensity worthy of an inferno, and compositions with a sense of movement where forms leap and dance like flames.