There are 4 shows closing in the next 7 days
WANGECHI MUTUClosing Sunday March 9
Dangerous Beauty—the Darker Side of Wangechi Mutu
by Jai Imbrey
Not all is well in the jungle. Just beneath the polished surface of jewels, inlays, nodules of glowing lights, and sinuous crouching women, Kenyan born Wangechi Mutu’s images reveal an unforgiving hard-edged cruelty. Despite the luxurious use of decoupage and her innate sense of radiant color, Mutu’s work is possessed of a recalcitrant reptilian hardness.
The sinister underbelly of her art recalls the moment in Life of Pi... ...more
DAVID RYANClosing Saturday March 8
A search for a vocabulary or visual equivalents for the shaping of ephemeral thought into material forms based on the observation of the scarcely visible, fragile and shifting aspects of the natural world.
After establishing the Field Site Archive in 2003 - an archive, dissemination point and collective label or operational unit encompassing many visual forms and working across a diverse range of media in painting, sculpture, tableau, models, video and electronic sound, this forthcoming exhib... ...more
BETH CARTERClosing Saturday March 8
BERTRAND DELACROIX GALLERY presents Beth Carter’s upcoming solo exhibition, Dancing With Morpheus. The collection of new works will be Carter’s first solo exhibition at the gallery, although her work has been featured in numerous BDG group shows in the past. Carter, a native of Bristol, England, is known for her fantastical sculptures and for her intricately detailed drawings on paper. This show will introduce ten new sculptures and several new drawings.
Carter first crafts her sculptures out ... ...more
ROBIN F. WILLIAMSClosing Saturday March 15
P.P.O.W is pleased to present Robin F. Williams’ second solo exhibition at the gallery entitled Sons of the Pioneers. Through a series of paintings Williams challenges the roles of American masculinity and traditional portraiture by replacing the idyllic female, or odalisque, with romanticized scenes of men in various states of idleness. The narratives depicted circle around an inverted version of manifest destiny wherein men abandon their conquests and choose stillness, allowing the next fronti... ...more