For his Salvages series, nine paintings in all, Jess recycled his own saved older canvases and found thrift shop paintings. Like the Translation series, each image is accompanied by a literary text that is not directly interpretative but intended to elaborate the potential meaning of both text and painting.


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"Attention Which Is The Eye Of The Heart": Salvages III

“Attention Which Is The Eye Of The Heart”: Salvages III, 1963-1972