Joint Opening – “Color Against Color” and “Windows, Curtains, Wall, Painting” – September 11, 6-9

left: BEN PEDERSON: Alien Hippie Burnout Signpost (detail), 2014, wood, polymer clay, wire, chain, beads, hemp, 79 1/2 in. x 41 in. x 22 in. right: GEORGE RUSH: Couple with a Dog (detail), 2015, Acrylic, pumice, ink jet printing on canvas, 66 in. x 76 in.

left: BEN PEDERSON: Alien Hippie Burnout Signpost (detail), 2014, wood, polymer clay, wire, chain, beads, hemp, 79 1/2 in. x 41 in. x 22 in. right: GEORGE RUSH: Couple with a Dog (detail), 2015, Acrylic, pumice, ink jet printing on canvas, 66 in. x 76 in.

Ortega y Gasset Projects opens the fall 2015 season with two concurrent exhibitions. A joint reception will be held on Friday, September 11, 6-9pm.

COLOR AGAINST COLOR
Curated by Eric Hibit the show includes works by Andy Cross, Benjamin DegenAlyssa Gorelick, Hein Koh, Ben Pederson, Richard Tinkler, David Scavavino, and Nichole Van Beek.

WINDOWS, CURTAINS, WALL, PAINTING
Curated by Leeza Meksin. George Rush’s site specific installation will open in the vestibule space of OyG Projects.

September 11 – October 18, 2015
Opening Reception: , September 11, 6 – 9pm

The word “colorful” is broadly used to describe many things that have color. However, in many aesthetic and utilitarian applications, color is often interspersed with black, white and neutrals to achieve “balance”. The works in this exhibition forgo such measures and force the viewer to confront color against color, without the breathing room normally provided. When these works are placed in context, the potential for further color clash is exponential.

Working within traditions of painterly abstraction, Gorelick, Scavavino, Tinkler and Van Beek explore color as conveyed via the plasticity of paint (in the case of Gorelick’s work, printer ink; in Scavavino’s, paper pulp). The bodily implications within these abstract works are highlighted by the overtly figurative and …more…

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