Teresita Fernández

Edition Review

  • Teresita Fernández , Burned Landscape (Puerto Rico) (2018 )

  • Aquatint with photogravure, 24-1/2 x 31 inches (paper), 17-1/2 x 25 inches (plate). Edition of 25. . Printed by Greg Burnet, New York. Published by Studio in a School, New York. . $9,000..

Teresita Fernández, Burned Landscape (Puerto Rico) (2018).

In 2016 Teresita Fernández opened an exhibition at Anthony Meier Fine Arts in San Francisco titled “Small American Fires”—an allusion to Ed Ruscha’s famous 1964 artist’s book, Various Small Fires and Milk1 and also a description of the exhibition’s contents, which dealt with the beauty, destruction and creative power of fire.Fire (America) is a 12-foot-long, glazed ceramic picture of flames stretching along a ridge; Charred Landscape (America) offers a horizon composed of lumps of charcoal and drawings made from that charcoal (both 2016). Despite the reiteration of “America” in her titles, however, there is nothing anything identifiably American in the topographies represented.

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  1. http://www.anthonymeierfinearts.com/exhibitions/teresita-fernndez-small-american-fires/installation-views?view=slider#1. []