Angela Burson Paints the “Travelers” @ Hashimoto Contemporary, Los Angeles

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“I started building this show by painting cropped figures carrying suitcases, which are a recurring theme in my work,” Angela Burson told Juxtapoz this fall ahead of her new solo show, Travelers, opening at Hashimoto Contemporary in Los Angeles on December 9th. “The figures are going from place to place. Maybe they are meeting or passing, maybe they are leaving each other. It is like people watching.” Burson’s exploration of people moving, with an absence of faces, feels like a universality of the concept of how we can transport ourselves from place to place, memory to memory, or in the case of these paintings, a sense of waiting to waiting. There is also something brilliantly familiar but antiquated to the…

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