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Portal to Enigma: The Possibilities of Abstraction

April 25 @ 11:00 am - May 16 @ 6:00 pm


Agora Gallery is pleased to present Portal to Enigma, a new group exhibition exploring the possibilities of extreme abstraction and non-representational art. As its title suggests, this show is about finding meaning within compositions that can be obscure or even withholding. The work on display throws the spotlight on the non-literal components of visual depiction: texture, color, form, and arrangement in space. Portal to Enigma is a unique survey of the latest in abstraction.

Among the eight featured artists are some who play with landscape, some who play with figural studies, and some who work purely outside of representational boundaries. One artist fractures the human body into slices almost as if to show the movement of time across the canvas. Another depicts nature as a romantic, mysterious collection of impossibly rich colors. The exhibition includes experiments in pattern, texture, and highly intricate mark-making. These are some of the most energized, relentlessly curious abstract artists working in the field today.

Portal to Enigma begins April 25, 2017 and runs through May 16, 2017 with an opening reception on April 27 from 6-8 pm. Entrance is free.

Exhibition Dates: April 25, 2017 – May 16, 2017
Reception: Thursday, April 27, 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Gallery Hours: Tues-Sat 11:00am – 6:00pm
Gallery Location: 530 West 25th St, Chelsea, New York
Event URL: http://www.agora-gallery.com/ExhibitionAnnouncement/Portal_4_25_2017.aspx

Featured Artists:

Portal to Enigma
Mague Brewer | A. Cornelia Weigle | Sven Weigle | Catherine Harasymiw | Patricia Queiruga | Cristina Prieto Crespi | Cindy Parsley | Lois Gold

About Agora Gallery
Agora Gallery is a contemporary fine art gallery located in the heart of Chelsea’s fine art district in New York. Established in 1984, Agora Gallery specializes in connecting art dealers and collectors with national and international artists. The art gallery’s expert consultants are available to assist corporate and private clients in procuring original artwork to meet their organization’s specific needs and budget requirements. With a strong online presence and popular online gallery, ARTmine, coupled with the spacious and elegant physical gallery space, the work of our talented artists, who work in diverse media and styles, can receive the attention it deserves. Over the years Agora Gallery has sponsored and catered to special events aimed at fostering social awareness and promoting the use of art to help those in need.

Patricia Queiruga,Colores Primarios,Mixed Media on Canvas,31.5”x24”
Catherine Harasymiw,Beginnings,Oil on Wood,24”x24”
Cindy Parsley,Shining Through,Acrylic on Canvas,48”x48”
Cristina Prieto Crespi,Nada Es Lo Que Parece,Oil on Canvas,47.5”x47.5”
A. Cornelia Weigle,Satisfaction,Acrylic on Canvas,39.5”x39.5”
Lois Gold,Primavera,Mixed Media on Canvas,12”x12”
Mague Brewer,Believe,Acrylic,Gouche & Mixed Media on Canvas,72”x48”
Sven Weigle,Faces,Acrylic on Canvas,48”x48”


April 25 @ 11:00 am
May 16 @ 6:00 pm
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Agora Gallery
530 West 25th St, Chelsea
NYC, NY 10001 United States


Agora Gallery