Carter Burden Gallery presents Secret Life of Colors in the west gallery featuring Blossom Verlinsky. The reception will be held June 30, 2016 from 6 - 8 p.m. The exhibition runs from June 30th through July 21st.
In Secret Life of Colors, Blossom Verlinsky presents recent paintings for her first exhibition at Carter Burden Gallery. Verlinsky’s paintings are luscious, intricate organic patterns of blues, reds, greens, purples, and gold. While the paintings are non-objective, they have a dream-like sensibility. The natural world and geology inspire Verlinsky’s paintings by using patterns and colors to create tactile recollections of precious stones and matter related to events. The artist begins by painting on unstretched linen. In the midst of painting, Verlinsky folds the linen, and adheres it to a canvas. The undulating surface of the canvas emphasizes the strata of retained and recalled memories and impressions. For the artist, deeply personal myths emerge from her subconscious as she explores her relationship with her inner self.
Blossom Verlinsky, b.1937 in New York City, is an artist who photographs, and draws and paints with watercolors and acrylics. She earned a BS degree in Geology and Art from Brooklyn College and a MFA from Brooklyn College and New York University. Blossom's paintings have been shown in solo and group exhibitions in New York City and Florida.