Blaffer Art Museum presents Blake Rayne: Cabin of the Accused opening reception
Tracing 10 years of practice through more than 30 works including paintings, silkscreens, sculptures, moving-images works, and ephemera, Blake Rayne: Cabin of the Accused is the first solo museum presentation dedicated to the work of the New York-based artist.
Rayne’s notion of painting is not only defined by its material components, it exists as a fleeting sign that requires constant reassessment so as to remain alive in renewed socio-cultural circumstances. On that premise, he examines how painting is responding to recent shifts in labor conditions, temporal paradigms, and perceptual regimes. Working through the technologies and institutions of painting, Rayne's generative practice consists in an expanding catalog of processes based on the creation of scripts and scenographic arrangements.
Blake Rayne: Cabin of the Accused is organized by Javier Sánchez Martínez, Cynthia Woods Mitchell Curatorial Fellow at Blaffer Art Museum, University of Houston.
Following the opening reception, the exhibit will be on display through March 18, 2017.