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I have titled these three paintings Venous System I, II, and III. The venous system refers to the network of veins that carries deoxygenated blood back to your heart.
The paintings I make are palimpsests. Surfaces are scraped and repainted countless times; rested images, transient events, realized through their embedded history of erasure and cognizance.
Phoebe Nesgos (b. 1993 in Boston, MA) studied at the Rhode Island School of Design. Previous exhibitions include Phantom Folly (2020) at Bianca D’Alessandro, Copenhagen; Thirst for Love (2019) at Lomex, New York; Foul Perfection (2019) at Neue Alte Brücke, Frankfurt. She has also shown at Ed Varie in New York, Barrister’s Gallery in New Orleans, and was featured alongside her peers in Spike Art Magazine online. Nesgos has an upcoming solo exhibition at Lomex, New York in 2021.