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Jordan Buschur: Book Painter

Buscher place holdersPlace Holders, 2013

There is no doubting Jordan Buscher has the book love in her veins. Give her some oil paint and canvas and she is off to the books.

About her work she says:

The paintings in this body of work use collections and arrangements of books to implant ordinary objects with psychological meanings. The groupings of books, stacked or on shelves, act as a stand in for one person’s accumulated knowledge and memories. Some stacks of books remain blank: full of potential or conversely, impenetrable. Other groups of books include painted words and images to act as clues into meaning.

Here is a healthy sampling of her recent work:

Buscher Too Much InformationToo Much Information, 2012

Buscher how to beHow to Be, 2013

Buscher WeightWeight, 2013

buscher sideways stackSideways Stack, 2013

Buscher stacks unkownStacks, Unknown 2012

Buscher school for girlsSchool for Girls, 2014

Much more at the artist’s website 

There are a couple of limited edition prints of her work available at Tiny Showcase

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