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Ab/Fig

William Shearburn Gallery is pleased to announce a group exhibition entitled, Ab/Fig, curated by Wendy Cooper. The exhibition will open with a reception on Friday, November 19, from 5:30 to 7:30 pm and continue through January 15, 2011. As a child, Wendy Cooper accompanied her mother, a medieval art historian through museums to search for hidden clues and to identify the personal styles of artists who for almost a millennium painted nothing but religious iconography. Cooper silently wondered, Why only religious iconography, for so many years? It was an oppressive c... [more]
Posted by Abhilasha Singh on 11/29/10
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Kit Keith

Inspired by outsider art and pop artists such as Robert Rauschenberg, Andy Warhol, and Jim Dine, Kit Keith often will paint over found imagery from thrift stores, old magazines and advertisements.  Kit loves "beautiful illustrations" and that "everything was done by hand” during a time when the convenience of a computer font was unimaginable. Undoubtedly, this appreciation comes from the work to which her father, a self-taught artist, introduced her, as well as her mother's appreciation fo... [more]
Posted by Abhilasha Singh on 9/27/10
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Rauschenberg Lithographs and Works on Paper

by E-Slant Team
William Shearburn Gallery is pleased to announce an exhibition of works by Robert Rauschenberg. The opening reception will be on Friday July 3, from 5 to 7pm, and will run through August 1. Driven by his passion for popular culture and rejection of the seriousness of the Abstract Expressionism, Rauschenberg explored nontraditional artistic methods and materials. In doing so he redefined the boundaries of art in the 1950s and thereafter. From his use of everyday objects such as a tire or a shoe heel in his early “combine” collages, to his transfer of newspaper and magazine photographs of cur... [more]
Posted by E-Slant Team on 7/15/09