and works in Brooklyn, New York. Many of her large-scale blackand-white
ink drawings are derived from photographs of Albany,where she grew
Unlike the early twentieth-century Precisionist vision of the bustling
turns her eye toward the flip side of American progress. Her generic
views of street
intersections, traffic lights, criss-crossing telephone wires, and
convey the palpable sense of emptiness that surrounds places passed
on the way to somewhere else. For Tarentino, these washed-up landscapes
more than the surface sum of their parts. By confounding the conventions
through intricate linear distortions and skewed spatial effects, her
the most ordinary sites with a sense of complexity and wonderment.
Born 1968 Albany, New York. Lives in Brooklyn, New York.
recently had her first solo exhibition at Black & White
Gallery in Brooklyn, New York (2004). Her work has been featured
in group exhibitions at Rotunda Gallery in Brooklyn, New York (2004),
HERE Gallery in New York (2001), and Schroeder Romero Gallery in
Brooklyn, New York (2001).
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