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Michael Freitas Wood
Box Gallery
1611-A Paseo de Peralta, Santa Fe, NM 87501
June 3, 2011 - July 2, 2011

Michael Freitas

Box Gallery  presents Michael Freitas Wood in an exhibition of new grid paintings on wood panel entitled: Consumed.

Wood writes: “When there is a wealth of pictorial information from television, the internet, digital images and motion pictures, how can I breathe life into a static medium?  I offer paintings that explore this issue by creating intensely compacted, highly charged visual designs.”

Built of multiple overlapping grids of contrasting pigmented modeling paste (on panel and on 3-dimensional boxes mounted on the wall), Wood’s surfaces are cheerful, and dynamic, with subtle perceptual play.

(Image: Michael Freitas Wood, 405 Illusion, 2011, mixed media on maple wood panel , 17" x 17"; Courtesy of the artist and Box Gallery)

Posted by Abhilasha Singh on 6/5/11 | tags: maple mixed-media panel Wood

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