Loading...
review

Band-Aids and Suburbia

Harvard Crimson

With nothing but paper, paint and a box of Band-Aids, White—a suburbanite herself—has created fascinating works of art.

Continue Reading

catalog essay

Painting In Boston: 1950 – 2000

Painting In Boston: 1950 - 2000

White’s essentially light-hearted, childlike aesthetic, her latest outright evocation of the kindergarten art table and coloring book images, and her continuation of cheery, popular crafting are all tied to the comfort and coziness of late-twentieth-century suburban childhood and its resulting television-propelled product culture…

Continue Reading

review

Lucy White shapes Band-Aids, Kotex into art

Boston Globe review

White has developed a reputation as a hot young painter. Her bandage painting “Flag,” which is on display at the Toale gallery, graces the cover of the New England edition of this year’s “New American Paintings” survey. The DeCordova Museum has tapped her as part of next year’s retrospective of 50 years of painting in the region. The Maine Times declares White “arguably one of the most important painters to come out of Maine in the last decade.”

Continue Reading

profile

Velle Magazine profile

velle_thumbnail

Using imagery and irony, she not only pays homage to her childhood in suburbia, but pokes fun at it as well.

Continue Reading

review

Apocalypse Maine

Yankee Magazine

Finally, I would recommend Lucy White, an artist now working in Boston, as one of the most interesting painters to come out of Maine in recent years. [She is] a wicked ironist, visually witty and philosophically on target…

Continue Reading

review

Give it some gas: Zero Station + political action

Portland Phoenix Zero Station Review

The signs of “handgun” and “flag” are hurled at one another by the artist to solicit within the viewer questions and connections regarding their interwoven signification.

Continue Reading