Saturday Mar 15, 2014
Contemporary surreal drawings and paintings, curated by Archer Daugherty.
Albuquerque artist Archer Dougherty curated this exhibition of contemporary surreal drawings and paintings. Dougherty had the artists explore the meaning of the word penumbra using a greyscale palette. A 'penumbra' is the ghostly halo of shadow that surrounds a region of complete darkness. The images in this exhibition are refined and delicate, yet bordering on the grotesque and frightening elements of human, animal, and spiritual realms. The artwork in PENUMBRA brings together classical portraiture, chiaroscuro, and contemporary surrealism that represent the artists’ innate spiritual, emotional, and intellectual forces. Twenty-five international artists, ranging from Europe to the United States to Indonesia, are coming together to present their ideas relating to shadows, darkness, and everything in between. Artist List: Stefano Alcantara - US Felideus Bubastis - Spain Laurie Lee Brom - US Carlos Burgos - England Stephen Cefalo - US Damien Chavez - US Craww - England Rory Coyne - US Bastien Lecouffe Deharme - France Brian Despain - Guam Archer Dougherty - US Jel Ena - US Aaron Jasinski - US Aunia Kahn – US Christopher de Leon - US Travis Lewis - US Tom Mead - England Jim McKenzie - US Scott Musgrove - US Angel Perez - US Jason Snyder - US Dika Toolkit - Indonesia Olivier Villoingt - France Leonardo Villasenor - US Jessica Ward - US John Wentz – US Exhibition dates: March 7 – 29, 2014 First Friday Reception: March 7, 2014 from 5 to 8PM Gallery hours: Wednesday through Sunday, 10 – 6; Tuesday 10 - 4, Closed Monday
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