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Karen Gunderson, Churning Sea - A Distance Away
Churning Sea – A Distance Away
Karen Gunderson, Moving On
Moving On
Karen Gunderson, One Moment
One Moment
Karen Gunderson, Sliding Sea
Sliding Sea
Karen Gunderson, Divergent Sea
Divergent Sea
Karen Gunderson, Moonlit Sail
Moonlit Sail
Karen Gunderson, Bridge Into the Night
Bridge Into the Night
Karen Gunderson, The Baltic Revisited
The Baltic Revisited
Karen Gunderson, Moments of Rivers
Moments of Rivers
Karen Gunderson, Churning Grace - Out to Sea
Churning Grace – Out to Sea
Karen Gunderson, Churning Sea
Churning Sea
Karen Gunderson, Yesterday's Evening
Yesterday’s Evening
Karen Gunderson, A Moment's Balance
A Moment’s Balance
Karen Gunderson, All In a Moment
All in a Moment
Karen Gunderson, A Little Bit Further
A Little Bit Further
Karen Gunderson, Sands Below #1
Sands Below #1

In all-black paintings, Karen Gunderson conjures vast landscapes through what critic Gerard McCarthy described in Art in America as a “deft working of surface texture alone.” He continues, “Over the past eighteen years the Wisconsin-born New York artist has perfected a technique whereby pictorial illusions result from white light reflected off the raised edges of varied brushstrokes.”

Due to the way in which light reflects off of the black paint, Gunderson’s canvases sparkle, shift, and change as viewers move about the artworks.

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