Untitled, by Pasquale Ottaiano

I’m not sure I’m as into this particular painting as this young woman in the photo, but I love the depiction of art-contemplation — and the bodily symmetry: is the art falling into her, or is she falling into the art? I also appreciate the fact that she’s away from the museum description on the wall, taking it in on her own (well, and the bench-placement-department’s) terms.

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“Untitled” (Stedelijk Museum 1, 2008), by Pasquale Ottaiano :: via FILE Magazine

Originally published at culture-making.com.

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