Julian Pace Presents a Collective Nostalgia in “Front and Back”

Source Juxtapoz Magazine – Juxtapoz Magazine – Home 

Julian Pace is a particular painter of memory. A few years ago, when I visited his studio that resulted in a feature in our print publication, he told me “I think I’m more interested in the human form and the people rather than who they are necessarily. It’s very random sometimes.” That he paints sports figures, and in his new solo show Front and Back, particularly basketball players of past eras, it’s about the form but also what the memory does to form. These players are larger than life because at a particular time when we saw them on the court, mostly in the mid-1990s and early 2000s, they felt larger than life. Pre social media, when perhaps you were…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Generated by Feedzy