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Shimmel uses materials associated with window dressing to project the picture plane beyond the window frame, and by implication, to comment on the manner in which the object of desire is leveraged in consumer culture.

Press Release

For exhibition SF51, recent CCA MFA graduate Brandon Shimmel presents a group of five paintings in the middle gallery. Shimmel is interested in the trappings and seductive science of consumer marketing and retail display. He uses materials associated with window dressing (polished aluminum, colored plexiglass, pearlescent colors and Trompe-L'oeil surfaces) to project the picture plane beyond …

For exhibition SF51, recent CCA MFA graduate Brandon Shimmel presents a group of five paintings in the middle gallery. Shimmel is interested in the trappings and seductive science of consumer marketing and retail display. He uses materials associated with window dressing (polished aluminum, colored plexiglass, pearlescent colors and Trompe-L'oeil surfaces) to project the picture plane beyond the window frame, and by implication, to comment on the manner in which the object of desire is leveraged in consumer culture. On a more purely structural level, his ability to successfully meld his …

Gallery

GLG
George Lawson Gallery
Mill Valley

Location

18 E Blithedale Ave #12
Mill Valley, CA, US