Horton Gallery

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A painted miasma of carnivalesque Americana

by Charlie Schultz
Michael Cline’s current exhibition, , presents a painted miasma of carnivalesque Americana. In six sumptuous oil paintings and a trio of elegant collages, this Florida born artist whips up one bizarre scenario after the next. Each painting is packed like a suitcase busting at the seams with repeating motifs: house plants, 2x4s, eyeballs, ears and fingers, pages torn from comics, clamp lamps, electrical cords, magazine adverts. Incredibly, Cline’s organized all this banal stuff into compositions... [more]
Posted by Charlie Schultz on 11/13/13

The Reverse Sublime

by Michelle Levy
  “Newfoundland” is a show of beautiful and bleak works on paper by artist Saul Becker. A series of carefully rendered landscapes informed by the artist’s excursions to Northeast Canada, these works are impossible composites, depicting graphically compelling, unnatural environments that allude to science fiction influenced atmospheres and post-apocalyptic manifestations. And yet, they stem from impressions of existing places. Concerned with how nature has been compromised by human... [more]
Posted by Michelle Levy on 12/19/10
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