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NOIR, Oct 17. 2009 - Jan 15, 2010 © McKinley Art Solutions
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'Alfred', 2009 Oil on Board 36x36 © Karen Luke
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Don't Leave Me Here, 2009 Oil on Linen 30x40
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Untitled 8 Oil on Canvas © Nicole Ferrara
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The Sleeping Man Digital Collage © Lisa Simonson
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Sanctuary Oil on Panel © Christine Cianci
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High Street Bridge Digital Photography © Barbara Landis
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Cityscape: Etude Pigment Print © Charlotte Kay
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Film Noir Digital Photography © Tina Casper
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The Exit Oil on Canvas © Catherine Small
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Route 303 Giclee Print; Digital Painting and Collage © X. P. Callahan
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No Escape Mixed Media © Lori Krein
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The Photo Digital Photography © Dannell Powell
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Fence and Web Digital Photography © Jennifer Mack
NOIR
Curated by: Matt McKinley

69 Green St.
San Francisco, CA 94111
November 4th, 2009 - January 15th, 2010
Opening: November 4th, 2009 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://polaritypost.com
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
other
EMAIL:  
info@polaritypost.com
PHONE:  
415 421 6622
OPEN HOURS:  
M - F 9am - 5pm
ARTS ORGANIZATION:  
McKinley Art Solutions
TAGS:  
McKinley-Art-Solutions, mixed-media, photography, surrealism, figurative, modern
COST:  
free

DESCRIPTION

McKinley Art Solutions presents:

NOIR

From dark humor to dark corners, the concept of ‘noir’ refers to a dark vulnerability palpable in the atmosphere of a scene that is experienced by the characters and felt by the viewer and speaks to pregnant moments full of complex emotions.  A ‘noir’ presentation relies heavily on a viewer’s own vulnerabilities (fear, apprehension, curiosity with the macabre) to fill the mood of the scene based on cues given by the artist, as if both parties are complicit in leading each other down a path with an indeterminate, potentially unpleasant, outcome…

Curator:  Matt McKinley

Artists’ Reception:  Wednesday, NOV 4 6p – 8p

curator’s comments 6:45p

VIEW IMAGES

LOWER LEVEL  GALLERY:

Karen Luke (featured artist)

 

Participating Artists:

X. P. Callahan   Tina Casper   Christine Cianci    Dan Cope   Nicole Ferrara    Lori Krein  Barbara Landis   Victoria Q. Legg    Charlotte Kay   Jennifer Mack   Dannell Powell            Lisa Simonson   Catherine Small    Jamie Stobie

About The Organizer

McKinley Art Solutions is the nexus between artists in the San Francisco Bay Area and patrons of contemporary art.  San Francisco based curator and art lover Matt McKinley, principal of McKinley Art Solutions, is fascinated by the impact art has on quality of life and works to demystify the language of visual arts by offering a full range of services for both artists and collectors.

For a listing of all current exhibits:  www.mckinleyartsolutions.com