Seeing Vija Celmins Up Close

Some work just demands to be viewed up close — especially the work of Vija Celmins. I was able to see a retrospective of her work at The Met Breuer in New York City recently. Numerous guards looked nervous as I surveyed her drawings and prints closely. 

Vija Celmins. Untitled (Cassiopeia), 1973, Graphite on acrylic ground on paper.
NOTE: Teal dots were caused by light reflecting on the glass.
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