Laura Owens belongs to a generation of artists who are reshaping the discourse of contemporary painting with their technical expertise and love of experimentation and, perhaps most importantly, through the involvement of digital media and image editing technologies. The Los Angeles-based artist’s paintings first attracted attention in the late 1990s; she quickly rose to wide acclaim and, in 2003, became the youngest artist ever to be honored with a retrospective at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. Owens is known for her large formats and a specific visual idiom inspired by references to art history, borrowings from popular and vernacular culture, and the visual traditions of non-Western cultures. On the formal level, her work has always been distinguished by combinations and superimpositions of different techniques, media, and motifs. She prints, paints, and

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