Jill Baroff

In her works American artist Jill Baroff creates subtle spatial fields of Japanese Gampi paper and site-specific installations of a poetic minimalism. Jill Baroff’s drawings and installations show a detailed power of observation, a high sense for the material – located in space and time. The processes of chance and ordering influence her work as well as her many stays in Japan do. The results are far more than mere drawings: incredibly delicate objects made of paper, vivid pictorial spaces that combine a surprising lightness and freedom in their materiality.

Floating Line Drawing (Red Orbit), 2011 | Oil pastel on Japanese Gampi paper, mounted, 81 x 81 cm
Inquiry Jill Baroff Floating Line Drawing (Red Orbit), 2011 | Oil pastel on Japanese Gampi paper, mounted, 81 x 81 cm
Floating Line Drawing (Superfly), 2011 | Graphite on Japanese Gampi paper, mounted, 81 x 81 cm
Inquiry Jill Baroff Floating Line Drawing (Superfly), 2011 | Graphite on Japanese Gampi paper, mounted, 81 x 81 cm
Folded Drawing (blue and white), 2002 | Pigments on Japanese Gampi paper, mounted, 26 x 24 cm
Inquiry Jill Baroff Folded Drawing (blue and white), 2002 | Pigments on Japanese Gampi paper, mounted, 26 x 24 cm
Sounds Like, 2017 | Casein paint on wood, 30 x 42 cm
Inquiry Jill Baroff Sounds Like, 2017 | Casein paint on wood, 30 x 42 cm
Tide Drawing (New York Harbor, Hurricane Sandy), 2014 | Ink on Japanese Gampi paper, mounted, 112 x 112 cm
Inquiry Jill Baroff Tide Drawing (New York Harbor, Hurricane Sandy), 2014 | Ink on Japanese Gampi paper, mounted, 112 x 112 cm
Approaches to What #4, 2020 | Paint on Japanese Gampi paper, mounted, 50 x 36 cm
Inquiry Jill Baroff Approaches to What #4, 2020 | Paint on Japanese Gampi paper, mounted, 50 x 36 cm
LACK Table #8, 2019/2020 | Pressed wood, hardboard, acrylic paint, glue, 49 x 55 x 32.5 cm
Inquiry Jill Baroff LACK Table #8, 2019/2020 | Pressed wood, hardboard, acrylic paint, glue, 49 x 55 x 32.5 cm
Space Age, 2020 | Paint on Japanese Gampi paper, mounted, 92 x 70 cm
Inquiry Jill Baroff Space Age, 2020 | Paint on Japanese Gampi paper, mounted, 92 x 70 cm
Tide Drawing (Los Angeles), 2014 | Ink on Japanese Gampi paper, mounted, 112 x 112 cm
Inquiry Jill Baroff Tide Drawing (Los Angeles), 2014 | Ink on Japanese Gampi paper, mounted, 112 x 112 cm
Tide Drawing, New York Harbor (April 2-4, 2005), 2006 | Ink on Japanese Gampi paper, mounted, 81.3 x 80.6 cm
Inquiry Jill Baroff Tide Drawing, New York Harbor (April 2-4, 2005), 2006 | Ink on Japanese Gampi paper, mounted, 81.3 x 80.6 cm

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