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Paths of Abstraction

by Abraham Ritchie
        This weekend, September 10th, is the big weekend for gallery openings in Chicago but Golden Gallery strategically decided to preempt that evening of art overload and started their new season a week early with a show of work by New York-based artist Patricia Treib. Showing both small-scale work and large canvases, Treib’s works link together, creating a conversation across Golden’s intimate rooms in this cohesive show.  In Treib’s abstract artworks, one will first notice a high... [more]
Posted by Abraham Ritchie on 9/6/10
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Distinctly Detailed and Delightfully Dark

by Robyn Farrell Roulo
            Lloyd Durling plays with the beauty of contradiction.  His obsessively precise drawings explore, and often celebrate, the paradoxes of the everyday.   Durling’s work delves into a world that blurs the line between good and evil, the theatrical and the mundane.  Distinctly detailed and delightfully dark, the latest work from the London-based artist is currently on view at Lakeview’s Golden through July 24, 2010. “Laughter Staggers On” is a departure from Durling’s botanic... [more]
Posted by Robyn Farrell Roulo on 6/26/10
Vanitas

Distinctly Detailed and Delightfully Dark

by Robyn Farrell Roulo
        Lloyd Durling plays with the beauty of contradiction.  His obsessively precise drawings explore, and often celebrate, the paradoxes of the everyday.   Durling’s work delves into a world that blurs the line between good and evil, the theatrical and the mundane.  Distinctly detailed and delightfully dark, the latest work from the London-based artist is currently on view at Lakeview’s GOLDEN Gallery through July 24, 2010. “Laughter Staggers On” is a departure from Durling’s... [more]
Posted by Robyn Farrell Roulo on 6/28/10
Future

Wanting to Know While on the Ground

by Abraham Ritchie
Housed in an attractive walk-up graystone on Newport Avenue in the Boystown/Lakeview neighborhood, GOLDEN gallery is one of Chicago’s newer galleries, having been open for a little less than a year now, but also one of the city’s most promising.  GOLDEN is proving to be a permanent School of the Art Institute (SAIC) affiliated gallery (director Jacob Meehan studied photography there), many of which perennially spring up in Chicago, but most of which are usually short-lived as their organizers... [more]
Posted by Abraham Ritchie on 7/11/09
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