Installation view: Joseph Montgomery presented by Dürst Britt & Mayhew, The Hague
Picture the artist alone with their tools in a room. The tool becomes the subject of their gaze and the object they desire. It is loyal, companionable, fragrant. Oh to entomb oneself among infinite possibility! What surface, what labor, what image might they pursue? The permutable unit tapering with grace toward form beckons them to publish, turn the page, fill the studio. All these options beget all these decisions. Oblige, artist. Observe and feel pleasure