EJ Hauser at Regina Rex

EJ Hauser, frog mountain clock 6, 2015, oil on canvas, 30 x 24 inches (courtesy
EJ Hauser, frog mountain clock 6, 2015, oil on canvas, 30 x 24 inches (courtesy of Regina Rex)

Sharon Butler blogs about EJ Hauser: Amphibian at Regina Rex, New York, on view through December 6, 2015.

Butler writes: "Many of the paintings in "Amphibian," EJ Hauser's first solo exhibition at Regina Rex, feature an image of a frog. Or perhaps I should say, an image of an image of an image of a frog. Hauser likes to take pictures and run them through the gamut of digital degradation--printing, scanning, printing, scanning--until the original image is nearly unrecognizable. She starts the paintings with a rich, multi-layered base of solid color, then paints the images on top... The paintings live in the region between painting and drawing, analog and digital."