How that translates into bronze is another story. “I prefer to dwell in the casual secret place of human imagination,” he adds. And so Saito’s organic and free-flowing installation, which has been on display since April 12 at Ironton Gallery, echoes the enjoyment of Monk’s sense of swing in textural, natural shapes. The result is a beautiful exhibition that you can almost hear, if you listen hard enough.
See Bemsha Swing during a First Friday artist reception from 6 to 9 p.m. tonight at Ironton, 3636 Chestnut Place in RiNo; get details online at irontonstudios.com or call 303-297-8626.
Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Saturdays, Sundays, 12-4 p.m. Starts: April 12. Continues through May 18, 2013