Making Her Sob Oil on linen 16 x 20 2016 Kitty Shimski Do you feel that you have embedded yourself in the crinkling encrusted tin foil forms They push into reality with their insistent physicality and become almost like self parodies. Is tinfoil a metaphor for the social nature of painting Are you using it to mock painting or mock yourself Dennis KardonYes. Possibly. No or maybe. Or rather the aging process crinkles and encrusts.These paintings are more and more about aging. My consciousness through my body is always fully embedded in the surface of my paintings.The physical surface is always present but the referential metaphoric surface can retreat or protrude sometimes both. Inter view with Crystal Kitty Shimski Crystal Kitty Shimski is widely admired in the art community as a freelance Intuitive Twechnique Specialist and part-time Trance Inducer. She is also the alter ego of painter writer and musician Jennifer Coates.