David Richard Gallery is pleased to present Arlo Namingha, Stories and Conversation, his first solo exhibition in New York in 17 years and his debut with David Richard Gallery. The presentation includes 19 new and recent sculptures and wall reliefs in a variety of carved and polished stones and wood. Namingha’s artworks are clean lined and minimalist, reductions of complex imagery such as the landscape, pueblo buildings, people, animals, butterflies and fish as well as abstractions that include cultural symbols, the fifth world, timelines and Mother Earth.
About The Exhibition:
The five wall reliefs in this presentation are all made of wood with combinations of planed, cut, and carved surfaces in a variety of woods such as Jatoba, Sitka Spruce, African Mahogany, Zebra, Poplar, Yellow Heart Wood and Curly Maple. Each assemblage, mostly of geometric compositions are housed in sturdy, deep, black aluminum frames. The 14 pedestal sculptures include: eight works made of Indiana Limestone; one bronze; and one Texas shell stone. The remaining four sculptures are comprised of combinations of: Indiana Limestone, Utah picture stone, Texas Limestone, Texas Shell stone and Bass, Zebra, Poplar and African Mahogany woods.