Exhibition

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Rough and Ready Curated by Fran Shalom

16 Sep 2021 – 23 Oct 2021

Regular hours

Monday
Closed
Tuesday
10:00 – 18:00
Wednesday
10:00 – 18:00
Thursday
10:00 – 18:00
Friday
10:00 – 18:00
Saturday
10:00 – 18:00
Sunday
10:00 – 18:00

Free admission

Kathryn Markel Fine Arts

New York
New York, United States

Travel Information

  • C to 23rd St, or 1 to 18th St

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Kathryn Markel Fine Arts is pleased to present Rough and Ready, an exhibition curated by Fran Shalom with work by Sophie Friedman-Pappas, Rachel Klinghoffer, Cyrilla Mozenter, Helen O’Leary, and Cordy Ryman. The show will be up from September 16th to October 23rd.

About

Rough and Ready:
I brought these five particular artists together because of the unique way they appropriate ordinary everyday materials and transform them into something visually surprising, emotionally fulfilling and ultimately, happily ambiguous.

Each artist has a specific intention that does not necessarily intersect with another, but in this show I am less interested in a thematic “why” but rather the “what” or the “how” they create the work. The process and outcome of each artist is singular and contemporary. The work is about painting, color, shape, texture, object, the world we live in, language, history, memories and the joy of making.

These artists construct, pull apart and put back together, re-imagining, un-doing and re-contextualizing materials that we see and use in our everyday lives and make us see them again in a fresh and distinctive way. I appreciate that shift in perspective.

-Fran Shalom

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