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Midnight on the Gowanus


Elina Ansary

Elina Ansary combines representational painting with found objects and unusual materials to make work that explores memory, the passage of time and perception.In this clip, she describes the formal thought process behind this combination of techniques. Ansary was born and raised in San Francisco. She has a BFA in Painting from Pratt Institute and has shown her work in New York, San Francisco and Australia.She lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.(Artwork shown: “Midnight on the Gowanus” oil and acrylic on silk scarf 2020)