Originally recorded October 26, 2016. About the exhibition:
OBSERVATION/REFERENCE/GESTURE CONTEMPORARY PAINTING
October 14 – December 2, 2016
Opening Reception October 28, 5–7 pm
Willis Smith Gallery
This exhibition organized by Mark Ormond features 15 large and small-scale works by an international roster of artists that includes Lucy Barber, Zhong Biao, Ester Curini, Lynn Davison, Michelle Doll, Kenny Harris, Mary Henderson, Ling Jian, Dustin Juengel, Bruce Marsh, Michael McNamara, John Moore, Hideo Ohya, Grace Graupe-Pillard and Jeffrey Ripple.
Focusing on the role of observation, reference, gesture and mark-making in contemporary painting, the exhibition presents a selection of figurative portraits, landscapes, interiors, wildlife and urban views that transcend realism to explore the intricate relationship between artist and subject.