Works included in THE BLOOMING SKIN continue Zachari Logan’s exploration of interrelation, mortality and embodied representations of land. The drawings and paintings that comprise this exhibition employ a mixture of observed, recalled and imagined forms as metaphors for exuberance, resilience and queer re-wilding. References to art history, literature and personal experience exist alongside meditations on historical personages as wide ranging as Goethe, Joan of Arc and Austrian painter, Oscar Kokoschka.
Canadian artist Zachari Logan works mainly with drawing, ceramics and intersecting installation practices. Logan has exhibited widely throughout North America, Europe and Asia and is found in private and public collections worldwide, including; National Gallery of Canada, Art Gallery of Ontario, Remai Modern, McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Leslie-Lohman Museum, Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art (NMOCA), 21cMuseums Hotel Collection, TD Bank and Thetis Foundation, among others. Logan has attended many residencies; including Vienna’s Museums Quartier MQ21 Program, the International Studio & Curatorial Program in Brooklyn, Wave Hill Botanical Gardens Winter Workspace Program in the Bronx and was artist in residence at the Tom Thomson Shack at the McMichael Gallery. Logan has worked collaboratively with several celebrated artists, including Ross Bleckner and Sophie Calle and his work has been featured in many publications worldwide, including BBC Culture, The Boston Globe, The Globe and Mail, Border Crossings, Huffington Post, Canadian Art and Hyperallergic to name a few. Logan’s recent projects include the 2-person exhibition, Shadow Of The Sun: Ross Bleckner & Zachari Logan, at Wave Hill Botanical Gardens in the Bronx, Wildflower a solo exhibition at the Canadian High Commission in London UK, and Ghost Meadows, at Remai Modern in Saskatoon, Canada. Logan’s current exhibition Remembrance opened at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem Massachusetts, May of 2022.
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