PHILIP SLEIN GALLERY + MINUS SPACE = COLOR
For over a decade the visionary gallery Minus Space, based in Brooklyn, has been garnering the attention of the international art scene with its presentation of reductive abstract art. The Philip Slein Gallery is proud to present COLOR, an exhibition of the work of three painters from Minus Space who utilize color not only in the formalism of their work, but more deeply to create intensities of mood and emotion.
GABRIELE EVERTZ writes of her work: "Color is a force of energy. It becomes visible when it strikes a surface. Then it can be measured and named. The visible is a living sensation where seeing, thinking and feeling converge."
ROBERT SWAIN writes of his work: "Color is a form of energy...that stimulates perceptual processes and is instrumental in conveying emotions." Recently the subject of a major exhibition at the Santa Monica Museum of Art curated by Jeffrey Uslip, Chief Curator, Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis.
SANFORD WURMFELD is a scholar of color relationships and an exacting technician in the execution of his paintings, yet he summarizes his work with the mantra: "There should be soul in every painting, no matter what you do."
All three of these painters share a passion for color, for geometry, and for precision, but the strength of the work is in the emotion their works create. It is this strength that is, in the end, the true focus of this exhibition.