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The New Flux: Naturalizing the Art of Painting

October 20 @ 11:00 am - November 9 @ 6:00 pm

Free

Agora Gallery presents The New Flux, a group exhibition showcasing how natural forms and structures merge with urban settings and landscapes.

The New Flux presents a cross-section of different pictorial practices gathered around the theme of nature in urban life. While this theme extends as far back as the 19th century Impressionism, the New Flux distinguishes itself by emphasizing portrayals of nature that are dependent on materials, perspectives, and techniques that came into prominence only with the dawning of the 20th century modernity.

The works on exhibit often represent the fluxional growth and vitality of nature as an image, as something photographed or screen-grabbed, rather than something directly perceived. This being the case, a mood of tranquility is as pervasive as an attitude of irony. Taking what is specific to a natural setting—a landscape, a body of water—and showing how it impacts the flow or urban life, The New Flux makes a case that our dependency on nature is just as pervasive as our dependency on technology.

The New Flux begins October 20, 2017 and runs through November 9, 2017 with an opening reception on October 26 from 6-8 pm. Entrance is free.

Exhibition Dates: October 20 – November 9, 2017
Reception: Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017, 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Gallery Hours: Tues-Sat 11:00am – 6:00pm
Gallery Location: 530 West 25th Street, New York, NY
Event URL: https://www.agora-gallery.com/ExhibitionAnnouncement/New_10_20_2017.aspx

Featured Artists:
Muggi Peters | Su-Jeong NAM | Patricia Olguín | Patricia Gray | Chijia He | Cynthia Evers | Gitte Peters | Claudia Breidenbach | Luz Letts | Michael Dolen | Stivi

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.

Images:
Patricia Gray, Ice. Wind. Sky., Acrylic on Birch, 30” x 30”
Luz Letts, The Kiss,Acrylic & Pastel on Canvas, 24” x 28”
Claudia Breidenbach,Alley of Puttignano, Acrylic & Collage on Canvas, 47.5” x 24”
Michael Dolen, Hero Flower 222B, Mixed Media on Paper, 24” x 18”
Patricia Olguín, Windy Day in NY, view 1,Bronze, 19” x 8” x 9”
Muggi Peters, Where Did You Go, Oil on Canvas, 59” x 47”
Cynthia Evers,Réflexion, Crayon on Board, 26” x 18”
Stivi, Scar,Strange Space,Acrylic on Canvas,39.5” x 31.5”
Chijia He, Rural Stream,Oil on Canvas,16”x 22”
Su-Jeong NAM,Wind Blow – polyptych, Ink & Mixed Media on Canvas, 71” x 106”
Gitte Peters, Happy Day!, Oil on Canvas, 51.5” x 38.5”

Details

Start:
October 20 @ 11:00 am
End:
November 9 @ 6:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.agora-gallery.com/ExhibitionAnnouncement/New_10_20_2017.aspx

Organizer

Agora Gallery
Phone:
12122264151
Email:
elizabeth@agora-gallery.com
Website:
agora-gallery.com

Venue

Agora Gallery
530 West 25th St, Chelsea, http://www.agora-gallery.com/collectivecatalog/Collective_7_28_2017.aspx
NYC, NY 10001 United States
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Phone:
2122264151
Website:
https://www.agora-gallery.com/ExhibitionAnnouncement/New_10_20_2017.aspx