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Royal NoneSuch Gallery

Exhibition Detail
Beauty Forms
4231 Telegraph Avenue
Oakland, CA 94609

October 1st, 2010 - October 31st, 2010
October 1st, 2010 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
East Bay
Saturdays and Sundays, 1-4pm and by appointment
photography, mixed-media, installation, performance, conceptual, modern, traditional, sculpture

Beauty Forms
New Work by Lydia Greer
Exhibition Dates: October 1-31, 2010
Opening: Friday October 1, 2010 7-10pm
Events: Saturday October 9, 7-10pm.
Screening and stop motion demo by Lydia Greer followed by drinks and pizza at Temescal’s LaneSplitter.
Saturday October 16, 7-10pm.  
Story telling and short film festival from Lydia Greer and YOU! Please bring a short story, short film (on DVD), or a yummy snack to share. Or you can bring all three!!!

Gallery hours: Saturday and Sunday from 1-4pm and by appointment
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Lydia Greer makes literal the actual texture and experience of play by structuring an uneven and inaccurate (hand-made) internal ordering of the external world. Beauty Forms draws from the artist's interest in Fredrich Froebel, the inventor of kindergarten and 'Froebel Gifts', an object making exercise which encouraged geometric thinking and pattern building activity in kindergarten children. Seeing the action of crafting these gifts as a kind of spirituality of form, Greer will revisit the psuedo spirituality of making these objects through labor-intensive cut paper nets, weavings and parquetry, which will be used as lenses to cast shadows from projected videos and light.

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