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Tommy Fitzpatrick’s most recent paintings, which debuted at Inman Gallery in November 2015, are all named after classic string games and designs, and they share a sense of serious play. Working from photographs of wooden lattices, he translates volume, perspective and light into hard-edged pattern, pairing an almost geometric articulation of space with an insistence on painted surface. That contradistinction— between flat pattern and illusionistic depth—is the knot Fitzpatrick has been untangling and retying with increasing sophistication for decades.

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