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In his second show at Addison/Ripley, "Shining Invitation", a collection of oil paintings on panel and canvas, Christopher Baer continues his bold exploration of paint and color as an inescapable physical presence.

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In his second show at Addison/Ripley, "Shining Invitation", a collection of oil paintings on panel and canvas, Christopher Baer continues his bold exploration of paint and color as an inescapable physical presence. More than twenty powerful recent works comprise this show, most painted during the last year.

For the show's namesake works, Baer introduces a central unifying element, …

In his second show at Addison/Ripley, "Shining Invitation", a collection of oil paintings on panel and canvas, Christopher Baer continues his bold exploration of paint and color as an inescapable physical presence. More than twenty powerful recent works comprise this show, most painted during the last year.

For the show's namesake works, Baer introduces a central unifying element, deeply inscribed circles. As the artist describes them, "In language and metaphor, the circle speaks of rhythms, completion and perfection. It hints at the divine." The circle as a symbol …

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1670 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Washington, DC, US