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Painter Paul Kolker Makes High Art in Low Def

Paul Kolker’s Protected Speech? (2008).Image courtesy of the artist.

Paul Kolker's heavily pixelated, neo-pointillist (think Seurat, Pissarro from time to time) paintings are evocative of dial-up modems circa AOL 1.0. Or a Lite-Brite. His exhibition of paintings and related photographic works opens next Thursday at Chelsea’s Studio 601. —Rachel Wolff