Jessica Diamond | the artist

The artist Jessica Diamond
Born 1957, New York, USA.

Style and technique of the artist: Painting,

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Works in the S.M.A.K. collection

Drawing and Writing, on walls. On gallery walls. In museums. But also in the streets. In New York streets: "I hate business"...

Jessica Diamond is a New York artist who for over a decade has been painting directly on the walls of museums and galleries. These wall paintings are generally made from small, integral paintings on paper which are projected onto the walls and then traced. The tracings guide the reproduction of the imagery on another scale. The gestural spontaneity of the original small paintings undergoes translation through this reproductive procedure. Once magnified, one is exceptionally aware of the boundaries of the shapes and of the wobble of their contours. Accordingly, although her wall paintings are graphically bold and aggressively assertive, they also have a sensitive and ephemeral presence...