Sep 12
Reginald Rowe & McKay Otto – Land Tide & Pivot
12 Sep, 2019. 0 Comments. current, upcoming exhibition. Posted By: Gilon Gutkin
10.04.19 ­— 12.10.19 For those familiar with the vast arc of Reginald Rowe’s prolific career, the works presented in this show may be surprising. These selected works from his early 1970s Land Tide series are a precursor to Rowe’s later, implicitly abstract, geometrically shaped canvases, which often incorporated mixed mediums with thick layers of acrylic paint. The Land Tide paintings are poetic dances with geometry and space. Rowe’s technique of thinly applied paint worked into reductive color fields invokes abstract landscapes, suggesting a mystical trinity of sky, water, and earth. The lyrical compositions reject the passage of time as…
Jan 15
Kelly O’Connor – Modern Future
15 Jan, 2018. 0 Comments. current. Posted By: Gilon Gutkin
03.02 ­— 05.28 Kelly O’Connor addresses central themes that include gender, feminism and family. Her work combines memory, fantasy and fiction, often drawing from Western folklore and the use of iconic characters. In her collage works, O’Connor juxtaposes candy-colored surfaces that are almost sickly sweet with papers sampled from vintage record covers. The appropriated images are drawn from films, advertising and magazines, as well as amusement park and travel memorabilia, from the 1950's and 1960's, a period rich in American stereotypes. Much of O’Connor’s work is about exposing the realities behind the public façades of these icons as well…