Pet the Pretty Tiger
Essays by poets John Yau and Judy Halebsky, and curator Carol Schwarzman
One of the artist’s preoccupations is how to read and understand a constantly changing, visually insistent, multitudinous world. Lanzetta’s bold, graphic paintings weave, jam, and recombine patterns and shadow images to understand their often-unacknowledged presence in our lives. – John Yau
In her postmodern romanticism Pleasure, Beauty and Desire are always in the forefront of Margaret’s concerns, as are the universality of pattern, issues of mechanical reproduction and our relationship with the natural world. – Carol Schwarzman
Lanzetta's work creates a language, an immensely rich and complex palimpsest encompassing the physical and the cultural … Within her process, beauty is not in the arrangement but in the in between, after the letting go and before the landing. – Judy Halebsky
Full color softcover, 2010
89 pages 10.5 x 10.5 in.