Forms Larger and Bolder: Eva Hesse Drawings from the Allen Memorial Art Museum at Oberlin College

Brooklyn Rail - Art Review & Feature - September 2019

To view drawings from an artist’s archives is to engage in an intimate encounter. Expressions of labor and subconscious emotions, sketches, and workings-out; these are things an artist probably never imagined would see the light of day, and confronting them is like stumbling upon an open diary. That sensation overcame me as I studied a small, untitled drawing from 1970 by Eva Hesse, on view in Hauser & Wirth’s current exhibition, Forms Larger and Bolder: Eva Hesse Drawings from the Allen Memorial Art Museum at Oberlin College.


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