Jack Whitten on Mapping the Soul
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Jack Whitten on Mapping the Soul

“As an abstract painter, I work with things that I cannot see,” says Jack Whitten. “Google has mapped the whole earth. We have maps of Mars. We don’t have a map of the soul, and that intrigues me.” Here the painter discusses Soul Map (2015), a large-scale acrylic collage on view in the exhibition Jack Whitten: Five Decades of Painting.

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