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Barbara Takenaga

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Barbara Takenaga at Gregory Lind Gallery March 4th, 2008 - March 29th, 2008
Posted 3/14/08

With a palette of metallic golds and silvers, subtly layered with the turquoises of biology textbooks and the greens of sea algaes, Barbara Takenaga’s paintings evoke ambiguous otherworldly environs. Although immediately reminiscent of the flat yet psychedelically perspectival effects of Op Art, Takenaga employs an opposing technique in her paintings, currently up at Gregory Lind Gallery at 49 Geary. Instead of using flat shapes to create optical illusions there is a layered depth w... [more]

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