pink paper with four lines of text in a list that says 1. home important 2. lights out 3. dog out 4. bird feathers

ink on colored paper

Sara Malpass’ works, particularly the daily lists on notebook paper, isolate an exploration of written language in visual art that is uncommon in that of mainstream contemporary artists, but prominent in the works of so-called "outsiders". Her reductive, pragmatic language most often culls words from her current reading material or immediate interests, her piles of lists culminating as a living personal archive central to her prolific creative practice.

You can see and purchase her work at NIAD here.

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