Miami Art Week Report: Day 2
Exhibiting an exciting artist on the rise is Geary, whose solo booth features the mixed media work of Lizzie Gill. Reflecting the fair’s theme of “Gender Equality in the Arts,” Gill’s work blends subtle humor and nostalgia to examine domesticity and matriarchy, specifically the onus of inheritance and heirlooms. Pulling images from early 20th century magazines and museum catalogs, Gill uses a transfer method to apply these to her paintings and then sands away the paper pulp. To this, she adds acrylic paint and marble dust emulsion applied in raised lines with a cake piping tool, creating an image that is at once flat and textured depending on the viewpoint.