This Friday, follow five more galleries, ranging geographically
from Los Angeles to London. Just as diverse are inspirations behind their
current shows: the civil rights movement, Icelandic topographies, Windows OS,
the California coast, and Italian masterpieces.
: Located in London’s East End, Hales Gallery
shows a range of British and International contemporary artists. Currently on
view is “Frank
Bowling: Map Paintings 1967-1971
”, part of an ongoing series of exhibitions dedicated to Bowling
. The show features works the artist painted
during his active role in civil rights movements in New York, leading into his
1971 solo show at the Whitney.
: New York’s Denny Gallery, located in SoHo,
shows work by emerging and mid-career interdisciplinary artists who address contemporary issues, material and technology.
In their current show “Windows
”, they show works by Trudy Benson, Jeremy
Couillard, Mariah Dekkenga, Michael Dotson, Christopher Learey, Jason Stopa,
and Russell Tyler, all of whom were born around 1980, when the Windows
operating system was first released. The artists show works that are influenced
by their formation as artists in the early stages of the digital realm.
C. Grimaldis Gallery
: Located in downtown Baltimore, C. Grimaldis Gallery is the city’soldest contemporary art gallery, and specializes in postwar American and
European art, and contemporary sculpture. While he is known for his metal
casting sculptures in his newest show, “John
Ruppert: The Iceland Project
”, Ruppert has turned to photography. These powerful photographs
of Icelandic topographies address dialogues between nature and industry found
throughout his work.
Just Art Gallery
: Just Art Gallery in Providence, Rhode Island
specializes in painting, sculpture and photography from established Italian
artists as well as emerging contemporary artists. Now on view at the gallery is
Still Life - The Silence of Color (Part II) by Matthias Brandes
”, the second part of a
trilogy dedicated to the Italian painter. Brandes’s egg-white and
oil-on-tempera paintings employ the artist’s unique figurative language,
inspired by multiple Italian masters.
Angeles gallery Western Project shows contemporary art from emerging and
mid-career artists. The gallery’s current show, “Daniel
Brice: New Paintings and Works on Paper
artist’s third solo show at the gallery, includes several large-scale, multi-layered
paintings reflecting the beauty of California landscapes. Brice’s minimal,
abstract, color-field works express the grandeur of the Pacific Ocean in deep
blues, and rich red and orange evoke valleys and rocky terrain.