If there were a soundtrack to this exhibition, it would be adagio and sonorously basso — a rich ode to the measured, embedded lines of Kaufman’s paintings and drawings. Kaufman’s ninth solo show at Traywick continues her long-standing meditations on the material substance of paint, charcoal and chalk pastel. Densely rubbed or softly brushed, Kaufman’s marks weave pigment into ropes and ribbons lyrically evoking leaves, textiles and unraveling skeins of wool.
plane. Using bruise-y purples and a milky beige, the aptly titled Plummy offers a similar scenario of vertical rows of stacked ovals, also suggesting seeds or fabric. Although the forms are deliberately executed, they also implicate movement — rising, falling, or expanding to the periphery of the canvas.