"Begin at the exterior. The painting is a square composition, described in figure 1. In organising each body of work since 2001, Quaytman has grouped them as chapters, an analogue to the conventions of literature and writing. One purpose of this is to call attention to the physical object and its connection to the broader networks of circulation and exchange. A feature of this structuring is the preconfigured sizes and scales that Quaytman works to - of which there are eight..."