opens tonight, Jan 11, 6-8p:
“Stairs and Ramps”
Feature Inc Gallery, 131 Allen St., NYC
Todd Chilton’s relatively small and intensely colored abstract oil paintings layer patterns that are bounded by the edge of the canvas, leading you to believe these paintings are easily graspable. The exhibition title, Stairs and Ramps, references the flat and manipulated space of computer games and, as well, ways to move by foot or wheelchair through architectural space. At the same time, it is also just two ways to graphically read a triangle, the shape that is the basis of the patterns in most of these paintings. Titles of the paintings point to alternate readings of what may be initially perceived. Geometry is undermined by handedness.
Opens Tonight, Nov 15, 6-8p:
“If It’s So Then Let Me Know”
Newman Popiashvili Gallery, 504 West 22nd St., NYC
This show continues Fennell’s ongoing practice of creating mixed media collages whose organic and geometric patterns reference nature, mathematics, architecture, and religious art. Fennell’s primary medium is paper, cut in differently sized circles and lines that overlap in layers.
- thru Dec 22