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For its debut at The Art Show, McClain Gallery is pleased to present paintings and collages by Dorothy Hood (b. 1918, Bryan, Texas d. 2000, Houston, Texas), whose work combines color field techniques with painterly abstraction.

Press Release

The pictorial space and visual fissures of Dorothy Hood's large-scale paintings and works on paper recall a profound mind scape that echoes her early Surrealist influences from her time spent in Mexico in the 1940s-1960s. Having moved back to Houston in 1962, the impact of the space age and the fathoms of the cosmos were a further profound influence on Hood’s paintings. A beautiful trove of …

The pictorial space and visual fissures of Dorothy Hood's large-scale paintings and works on paper recall a profound mind scape that echoes her early Surrealist influences from her time spent in Mexico in the 1940s-1960s. Having moved back to Houston in 1962, the impact of the space age and the fathoms of the cosmos were a further profound influence on Hood’s paintings. A beautiful trove of Hood’s lesser-known collages, rich in material experimentation, reveal a more intimate look at the artist’s process and inspirations.

By focusing on an edited group of collages, our presentation …

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Booth A19