Photos: Materialized explores the material side of abstraction at Robischon Gallery
Lisa Stefanelli, "Dream Liner 03." Automotive paint and enamel on panel.
Materialized, a group show featuring abstract works utilizing unusual materials, opens today at Robischon Gallery; it's a continuation of the gallery's Material Abstraction, which introduced the whole idea last summer.
All photos courtesy of Robischon Gallery.
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Comprising three solos by Jae Ko, Lisa Stefanelli and Linda Fleming, with additional works by Derrick Velasquez, Kate Petley, Mary Ehrin, Judy Pfaff, Jaq Chartier and Andrew Millner, Materialized shares a couple of those artists with the Denver Art Museum's related Material World exhibit, curated by the DAM's William Morrow in conjunction with the museum-wide summer aggregation of separate textile-based exhibits, Spun. But it also raises interest on its own, with a sharp juxtaposition of like-minded artists who express themselves in very different ways.
Tonight's reception runs from 6 to 8 p.m.; the show continues through June 27 at Robischon. Keep reading for a sneak peek of what's in store.
Kate Petley, "Blind Spot." Resin, industrial film, mixed media on aluminum.
Andrew Millner, "White Rose II." Light jet print mounted to UV Plexiglas.
Jae Ko, "JK432." Rolled paper and ink.
Derrick Velasquez, "Untitled 51." Vinyl and maple.
Mary Ehrin, "Blue Lagoon."
Judy Pfaff, "It Was Hot and They Danced." Steel wire, plastics, shellacked Chinese paper lanterns and fluorescent light.
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