Another myth concerning Seurat's technique claims that his surfaces are regular, screenlike
patterns of tiny dots or points, when in fact he used a variety of strokes from short dashes to larger daubs.
He re-created the effect with plantings and staggered screenlike
fences made of Bakelite and a thin veneer of Parklex 1000 wood composite (www.
Gibson's greatest conceptual coup, "cyberspace," is itself a screenlike
construct devised to represent the global system of data and capital.
Fitting somewhere between Michael Asher's reveal of the inner workings at the Claire Copley Gallery in Los Angeles via the removal of a wall separating the "exhibition" space and the back office during his 1974 show there, and Jutta Koether's gallery-straddling screenlike
painting in her 2009 Reena Spaulings Fine Art exhibition in New York, Gerber's paintings and their attendant wall literally interfere with the structural framing of the institutional space.
Other layers would include a screenlike
metal fabric woven from wire and an outer layer of metal foil, most likely made of a nickel alloy.