"In a kind of post-Smithson gesture, Pocock establishes
the conditions by which the visual field can produce itself as a kind of framed
chemical spill wherein the codes of representation and abstraction melt down
into a hybrid state. (painting, photography, photography, painting, meta-painting,
JOSHUA DECTER , in Ambiguities of Certainty: Curtis
Anderson, Adam Fuss, James Nares, Philip Pocock, Peter Shuyff, Andrés Serrano,
Casa Cultura Tenerifa catalogue, 1991.