A Fragile Conversation". is an 80 page full color book featuring the art work and 9 selected associated poems by Dianne Bowen with Foreword and text by Leah Oates, Station Independent Projects.com.
"Bowen begins a layered and thorough process to uncover the poetic possibilities of each object or space to elucidate the complex core of each item. Due to Bowen’s discerning work process she formulates links between mundane objects, nature, space, time and sound to show us miraculous worlds that are continually present if we decelerated our pace." - Leah Oates
This is the second book released on her work. The first, an archival edition printed on archival photographic paper also included 9 signed and numbered books with an original 5 3/4" x 6 1/2" drawing on mylar. Foreword by Peter Duhon Jr., Art Critic, Curator and Director of artcomments.com a contemporary art blog. Originally from Brooklyn, NY, she lives and works in the East Village, NY.
Her works have been described as; "Dianne Bowen's installation at the Fountain fair, are perplexing and conceptually complex" 2010- Natalie Hegert, ArtSlant.
"Dianne Bowen is unclassifiable as an artist and a person. She transcends all categories" -Critical Trilogy; 2010, A Critics Millennial Journey by Lisa Paul Streitfeld,
"Bowen provocatively pours wax over nails" - 2008, Lucid Culture.com
"One of the shows most effective works.." (review from an exhibition at A.I.R. Gallery, New York, NY) 2007, Art in America, girls, girls, girls, by Carey Lovelace
Originally from Brooklyn, NY, Dianne Bowen is a multi-media artist living and working in the East Village, NY. Her works are exhibited nationally and abroad in solo and group exhibitions as well as being reviewed on-line, radio, film and in print. She studied at the School of Visual Arts in New York. In 2008 she completed her first large scale installation in Woodstock, NY while there as a resident in the Byrdcliffe Residency Program. Bowen is a painter by nature, but has been focused on drawing since 2006. She pushes the boundaries of drawing and mark making responding to the world around her.
DIANNE BOWEN Dimmi Tutto Galleria Ninapi - Nesting Art Gallery Published May 23, 2013
Dismember The Night Published September 20, 2011