Charles Gaines is a pivotal figure in the field of Conceptual Art. Gaines’ works are often on paper and acrylic glass. His photographs, drawings, musical compositions, and video installations investigate how rule-based procedures influence representation and construct meaning.
Visitors to the Fresno Art Museum will find the image below on permanent display near the entrance to the Bonner Auditorium.
Charles Gaines, Numbers and Trees: Matilda #4, 1986, Watercolor in acrylic medium on Plexiglas, 59″ x 48 ½” FAM2001.64. Photo by Randy Vaughn-Dotta.