close-up view of blue terra cotta tile laid in a herring bone pattern.

Sarah Crowner, Detail of Floor (Hot Blue Terra Cotta), 2014, Glazed terra-cotta tiles, plywood, aluminum, mortar, grout, Courtesy of the artist and Casey Kaplan, New York. Tiles produced with Cerámica Suro, Guadalajara, Mexico

Painting’s Broad Brush

Whether using canvas, ceramics, or textiles, today’s contemporary artists are rethinking what else a painting can be.

By Barbara Klein



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