“If a painting doesn’t have the right seasoning, it has to wait.”
Grill’s diaphanous brushstrokes and floating forms express a world in a state of unavoidable change.
If you see lots of work by different artists, you are going to make your own connections.
Clare Grill is a painter based in Queens. She has shown consistently, if not quietly, over the last few years.
Two years ago, Sharon Butler came out with “Abstract Painting: The New Casualists,” an essay addressing the “studied, passive-aggressive incompleteness to much of the most interesting abstract work that painters are making today.”