You are here

Woven Stories

Type:

Country:

Categories:

Exhibition Type:

How many artists: 
13
Date: 
Saturday, 4 March 2023 to Friday, 24 March 2023
Opening: 
Thursday, 9 March 2023 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Woven Stories

Exhibition Dates: March 04 - 24, 2023

Opening Reception: March 09, 2023, 6-8 PM

Gallery Hours: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM, Tuesday - Saturday

Gallery Location: 530 West 25th Street, New York, NY

Event URL: https://agora-gallery.com/ag-exhibitions/woven-stories-march-4-march-24-2023/

 

Agora Gallery is pleased to announce Woven Stories, a group exhibition of paintings and sculptures that express powerful collective and personal narratives, through the intersection of shapes, colors, and media. 

The curatorial selections highlight a variety of ways the artists approach geometry, palette, and form in compositions that range from conceptual abstraction, color fields, impressionistic landscapes all the way to traditional oil painting figuration. Many approach the theme through the use of patterns, mostly referenced from nature–be it the Finnish tundra, the Indian jungle, or the French Riviera–which inform the chromatic choice with subdued hints of peaches and purples, bright accents of yellow and orange, or splashes of oceanic turquoise and emerald green. The motifs and materials often betray a strong cultural undercurrent in their evocation of Asian textiles, Islamic calligraphy, Mexican pueblos, or Southern marine life. 

At times, compositional arrangements betray the artist’s sensitivity, unleashing common tales of suffering and resilience. Zoomorphic and anthropomorphic figures in bronze stand as testimonies of the plight of humankind–telling representations of human psychology and mental afflictions. Shrunk in scale–with missing limbs or half-erased faces–they are trapped in cages, stabbed by screws and metal rods, tied with rope, wounded in the gut. Pushing the confines of realistic depiction, the form here becomes a channel for universal expression and collective catharsis. 

The exhibition will run from March 4 to 24, 2023 with an opening reception on Thursday, March 9, 6-8 PM.

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.

Telephone: 
2122264151
Venue ( Address ): 

530 West 25th Street, New York, NY

Agora Gallery , New York

Other events from Agora Gallery

view
The Advent of Modernity, From the Beautiful to the Sublime, From Florence to New York
09/29/2023
view
Outside the Box
09/05/2023 to 09/27/2023
view
Marco Gallotta, Sidewalk Diaries | Papercuts
08/01/2023 to 08/11/2023
view
On View
08/01/2023 to 08/11/2023

Pages

 

Related Shows This Week

view
Morning Dew
05/09/2024 to 06/06/2024
view
Kai Samuels-Davis: Emergence
05/04/2024 to 06/01/2024
view
Chinese multidisciplinary artist Wallace Chan returns to Venice in 2024 with sculpture exhibition, Transcendence | 19 April to 30 September 2024
04/19/2024 to 09/30/2024
view
Best Software Training Institute In Chennai
03/29/2023 to 03/31/2026
view
CHRONOS
04/15/2024 to 06/22/2024
view
SUZAN WOODRUFF: BACK FROM THE EDGE
05/11/2024 to 06/08/2024
view
Linder's Work is in the Fine Art Auction, at the Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
05/10/2024 to 06/02/2024
view
"Orange Sunrise With Flowers, Fruit, and Vessels" by Daniel Gordon
04/20/2024 to 06/25/2024

Pages