A Fragile Conversation". is an 80 page full color book featuring the art work and 9 selected associated poems by Dianne Bowen with Foreword and text by Leah Oates, Station Independent Projects.com.
"Bowen begins a layered and thorough process to uncover the poetic possibilities of each object or space to elucidate the complex core of each item. Due to Bowen’s discerning work process she formulates links between mundane objects, nature, space, time and sound to show us miraculous worlds that are continually present if we decelerated our pace." - Leah Oates
This is the second book released on her work. The first, an archival edition printed on archival photographic paper also included 9 signed and numbered books with an original 5 3/4" x 6 1/2" drawing on mylar. Foreword by Peter Duhon Jr., Art Critic, Curator and Director of artcomments.com a contemporary art blog. Originally from Brooklyn, NY, she lives and works in the East Village, NY.
Her works have been described as; "Dianne Bowen's installation at the Fountain fair, are perplexing and conceptually complex" 2010- Natalie Hegert, ArtSlant.
"Dianne Bowen is unclassifiable as an artist and a person. She transcends all categories" -Critical Trilogy; 2010, A Critics Millennial Journey by Lisa Paul Streitfeld,
"Bowen provocatively pours wax over nails" - 2008, Lucid Culture.com
"One of the shows most effective works.." (review from an exhibition at A.I.R. Gallery, New York, NY) 2007, Art in America, girls, girls, girls, by Carey Lovelace