70 x 42 cm | 27 x 16 in
'Factor', is an original drawing in pencil and collage. Hummel-Newell's work is concerned with the immediacy of spontaneous drawing. She believes mark making and its deviation from cognitive processes can create a candid outcome. The occasional pasted found note or manuscript is employed because of her anthropologic interest towards mark making.
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For Joanne Hummel-Newell, mark making and its deviation from cognitive processes can create a candid outcome. It is a particularly generous enterprise, as Hummell- Newell allows the space in her work for found artefacts, bearing the traces of another’s hand. An array of references, a near synaesthesiac grasp on the world and a multitude of conceptual interests cohere in these elegant and minimalist compositions brimming with energy.