New Raw Green: David Surman

Text and Drawings by David Surman

There is a shared assumption for those in the business of selling pictures that green isn’t good for trade. Speculations on the evils of green range from the abject to the decorative. Perhaps green reminds us of our bodily expulsions, of rancid septic wounds? Some say that green just doesn’t “go”, that is, it doesn’t jive with the handmade wallpapers or cascades of champagne white light in the aerie of contemporary collectors.

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