The Uncanny Sweetness of a Fleeting Moment: Sarah Schneider from Pittsburgh
Once in a while we find art that hits a main vein of our generation. Sarah Schneider captures a sense of melancholic sweetness, nostalgia and uneasy silence — all at the same time. Her unpeopled interior scenes are a break in time, a late night moment of insight, after a day alone, into the mysterious unity of everything. They remind us how uncanny, intriguing and precarious our lives are, then there is a slight sadness in realizing that these moments of insight are fleeting, as we’re required to be back on the horse the next day. Her work bottles up these short-lived disjunctures in time.
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