Index: Christopher Gallego

Christopher Gallego

Appreciation of Christopher Gallego’s craft keeps sliding into a meditation on the distinct character of common things. That’s why I love this particular quartet of paintings; they a series of reminders – testimonials, really – to the distinctive heft and sturdiness of double lined paper bags, the particular ambiance of a living spaces stripped bare, the accretion of texture on a drop cloth, or the contrast between old blistered frames and the smooth glass they cradle…. More work here