December 13, 2018 | Author: webSman

Intimasy Issues by Katlyn Hubner. Exhibition and Interview

The Steve Gilbert Gallery
1418 Broadway
Seattle WA
(206) 734-7330

Opening Thursday December 13, 2018
Reception 5-9PM during the Capitol Hill Art Walk
Closing reception Sunday January 06 3-6PM

With Intimacy Issues Katlyn Hubner brings another of her series of solo exhibitions of painting mixed media, and performance to the Seattle area. Like her previous two exhibits, Sex Untold (January 2018)and Plastic (March 2018), Intimacy Issues is an unblinking look at the complexities of human gender identity and the often messy dynamics of relationships of all kinds.

With colors that are often almost lurid, the result of the use of colored light gels on her models, Hubner creates raw images with a to-the-gut emotional impact. more » “Intimasy Issues by Katlyn Hubner. Exhibition and Interview”

October 12, 2018 | Author: webSman

Upcoming Show of the Artist Martin Wittfooth

The Toronto-born, New York-based artist Martin Wittfooth is one of the most provocative and in-demand artists of the New Contemporary movement. His new solo show Domestic Katabasis, debuts in Los Angeles this month at Corey Helford Gallery.

OPENING RECEPTION
October 20, 2018 | 7pm – 11pm more » “Upcoming Show of the Artist Martin Wittfooth”

October 10, 2018 | Author: webSman

Surrealist Painter Chie Yoshii

The surrealist painter Chie Yoshii is a Los Angeles-based, Japanese-born artist who creates beautiful oil paintings that explore timeless psychological themes with a contrasting mix of techniques and styles.
夢 (DREAMS) will feature 11 new oil paintings and three drawings on paper in Yoshii’s signature surreal female figurative style.

Much of her work is inspired by the relationship between human psychology and mythical archetypes. The enduring themes are woven into surrealities filled with symbols and visual narratives. The enigmatic images embody contradicting elements such as novelty and nostalgia, innocence and sensuality, and strength and fragility, mirroring the complexity of our psyche. more » “Surrealist Painter Chie Yoshii”

July 2, 2018 | Author: webSman

Exhibition of the Artist Hikari Shimoda

On Saturday, July 7th, Asahi Art Museum of Nagano, Japan is proud to premiere their first exhibition with Japanese-artist Hikari Shimoda featuring a major mid-career survey of her work.

It was in 2008 when Shimoda set on the path to becoming a professional artist, and now ten years later, she is amongst the most widely recognized names of New Contemporary painters rising out of Japan. Entitled “The Catastrophe of Death and Regeneration,” the exhibition will take viewers on a journey through Shimoda’s narrative and artistic development spanning one decade of her work, including her most ambitious painting to date, a massive ten-foot mural.

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May 29, 2018 | Author: webSman

Unforgettable Childhood by Claudia Giraudo

May 28, 2018 – June 30, 2018
Palazzo San Rocco, Via San Biagio 31 #Matera

Children have often been the protagonists of novels, poems and plays; but they have also been widely represented subjects throughout the history of art.
Over centuries, great artists have created masterpieces that have left an indelible mark and a testament to the condition of the child, from portraits of noble families to the frescoes of children in the fields, from play to poverty, from denied childhood to privilege, from lessons in art and music to the most tiring and humble labor.
From the bas-relief at the Ara Pacis of Augustus in Rome, which represents a child clinging to his father but whose affection is all turned to his mother who caresses him and watches him lovingly, to the Gospel episode of the massacre of the innocents painted by Duccio di Buoninsegna; in the middle ages the figure of the child was replaced by that of Jesus; more » “Unforgettable Childhood by Claudia Giraudo”