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…