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Collective Topographies

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Collective Topographies

49 Geary
Suite 440
San Francisco, CA 94108
March 1st, 2014 - March 31st, 2014
Opening: March 8th, 2014 2:00 AM - 4:00 AM

QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.kimperialfineart.com
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
Financial District/Wharf
EMAIL:  
meghan@kimperialfineart.com
PHONE:  
415 277 7230
OPEN HOURS:  
Tuesday - Friday: 11am - 6pm, Saturday: 11am - 5:30pm
TAGS:  
abstract, mixed-media, installation, conceptual

DESCRIPTION

 

 

K. Imperial Fine Art is pleased to announce, Collective Topographies a solo exhibition featuring gallery artist Peter Foucault. Collective Topographies will showcase Foucault’s newest body of work, inspired by his interest in cartography, chance systems in mark making, and the destructive/generative forces in nature and physics. The exhibition opens March 6, 2014 with an artist talk and demonstration on March 8, from 2 -3pm and a reception for the artist to follow from 3-5pm.

 

On display will be works on paper that are fueled by the artist’s passion for drawing and mark making. Foucault has created a series of Drawing Projects, which utilize a small robot and systems he has personally developed, ultimately leading to the creation of complex abstract compositions. At the root of these projects is a constant tension between control and the loss of control.

 

During the artist talk and reception, guests will have the opportunity to influence the outcome of a drawing that is created by the robot employing one of Foucault’s systems. Foucault’s work is concept-driven, and often utilizes objects that reference printmaking and multiplicities.

 

Foucault has participated in numerous exhibitions nationwide, as well as in Berlin, Germany. In addition to his own practice, Foucault is the co-founder of the Mobile Arts Platform (MAP), a Bay Area based art making and curatorial team that creates interactive “pop-up” mobile exhibitions.

 

Collective Topographies will be on view through the month of March. For further information or to inquire about the work please contact the gallery at 415.277.7230 or email Meghan at meghan@kimperialfineart.com. K. Imperial Fine Art is located at 49 Geary, suite 440. Tuesday – Friday 11am -6pm, Saturday 11am -5:30pm and by appointment.