This monotype debuted in February 2016 as part of a site-specific exhibition by Robin Cameron in the window-front gallery project FOUR A.M., at 291 Grand Street, New York. An online component to the work was exhibited concurrently and streamed through the virtual gallery, offspace.xyz. Incorporating calcium hydroxide whiting on the back side of the frame glass, this watercolour monotype depicts the roman numeral seven. At FOUR A.M. Cameron whited out the window itself, and installed a marble and brass clock sculpture. With both exacting and fluid abstraction, Cameron’s multifaceted project was hinged on the contingency of time, aptly ending on the leap year, February 29.
Robin Cameron, b.1981, is a Canadian artist and printmaker currently based in New York City. She works in a wide range of media such as ceramics, printmaking, brass sculpture, film, and book making. Her books are held in the collection at the MoMA library and her work is in the permanent collection of the Whitney Museum. Her solo exhibitions include No Now at Moskowitz Bayse, Right Now at the at the Contact Photography Festival, Who You at Room East, and Une Seconde Vie at Galerie Lefebvre & Fils. She has also shown her work in group shows at David Lewis Gallery, The Chimney, David Peterson Gallery, and Atlanta Contemporary among others.
Watercolor monotype on paper, whiting
40 × 27.5 inches