POLKA

Issue 28

Columnist

November 2014

Polka Magazine.com

Rémi Coignet's column

Does Yellow Run Forever? by Paul Graham, Mack

Paul Graham's new book [...] may seem confusing at first glance. Yet it is fully integrated into his work, somewhere between the little-known Paintings and the famous A Shimmer of Possibility. In the former, he borrows the small format and the glossy varnish of the images. In the second, the art of skillfully interweaving several series to create a kind of small poem or photographic short story. Here, views of rainbows, a sleeping woman and shops buying gold. Three subjects which, at first glance, have nothing to do with each other but in fact manifest three states: evanescence, dream, and the hard real.

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Polka Magazine 28 Rémi Coignet  Paul Graham Dominique Darbois