From the archives and across state lines, BOMB On the Inside: On the Scene hopped on New Jersey Transit to visit Paul Henry Ramirez. Since painter Roberto Juarez's 2007 essay on his work for BOMB’s 25th Anniversary America’s issue, Paul Henry Ramirez has relocated his studio to Hamilton, New Jersey from Greenpoint, Brooklyn. A friend had suggested he apply for space on the Grounds for Sculpture until renovations on his own Hamilton space are complete. Here, he is a painter among sculptors—among like minds, space is integral to his work as any sculptor or architect’s for that matter.

From the studio windows, the light spilled inside through a cluster of hibernating geraniums. We were surrounded by large-scale paintings, full of his characteristic ticklish geometries, which would be installed in the Engelhard Court of the Newark Museum. We started to talk about this recent commission, BLACKOUT, for the Museum’s centennial…

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