Sangram Majumdar: Studio Visit

Sangram Majumdar, tilt, oil on linen, 66 x 48 inches, 2013 (courtesy of the arti
Sangram Majumdar, tilt, oil on linen, 66 x 48 inches, 2013 (courtesy of the artist and Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects)

Zachary Keeting and Christopher Joy visit the studio of painter Sangram Majumdar whose exhibition Peel is on view at Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects, New York through December 22, 2013.

Majumdar comments: "I'm toying with the appearance of accessibility that representation carries with it... The question of why paint something that exists or why paint something to the degree that we can recognize it... I'm trying to talk about the nature of assumptions that a certain type of painting brings with it... to create a space in the painting that asks questions. When you're in that moment, by nature you're not going to get complete answers - you're going to get fragments and you're going to get possibilities - and the painting holds it together."