METROACTIVE: NUMU SHOW EXPLORES 'TRUTH' / CIRCLE OF TRUTH

Co-curators Laura Hipke and Shane Guffogg asked participating artists to play a painterly version of the surrealist game exquisite corpse—a.k.a. the Telephone Game. The rules were detailed but fairly loose. The first artist in the chain, Guffogg himself, started the project with his painting…

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Guffogg: What attacts me the most? - the freedom to use colors. I like making marks with paint, and for me it's a form of writing, very similar to the abstract expressionist. When I think of the surrealists and Andre Breton and automatic writing, well that exactly what Jackson Pollack was doin. [It] was automatic writing. He was a pure surrealist. It got labeled as abstract expressionist, but I think he was very much a surrealist. There's that part of painting history that really

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