Autumnal Equinox: Moments in Repose
October 1 - October 21, 2021
Opening Reception: October 7, 2021 6-8 PM
Agora Gallery is pleased to announce Autumnal Equinox: Moments in Repose, a group exhibition taking place between October 1 and 21. The show casts a reflective gaze on the incoming fall season, displaying paintings, drawings, and sculptures in a wide breadth of formats and styles. Shying away from the flashy exuberance of the summer months, eleven artists turn inward and seek the quiet comfort of the familiar. The tones become earthy, soft, appeasing; the atmosphere is dreamy, almost melancholy. Through various modes of expression, these artists reconcile their need for an intimate communion with the self. Brittany Clifford, Kim Hinkson, and Angela Schiappa engage in unbridled abstract compositions dripping with pathos. Vega Aramburu and John Britton offer graceful reinterpretations of classical painting traditions; reprising the themes of ukiyo-e and Islamic decoration. William Atkinson and Craig Freeman’s dynamic paintings are musings on the urban landscapes of Los Angeles and New York City; while Nora Pineda’s ceramics explore her passionate, deep-rooted relationship with her native Mexico. A poetic nostalgia is evoked by Ludwig Mannhalter’s oil paintings and Alejandro Miras’ watercolors of the streets of Barcelona. Lastly, Ai Wen Wu Kratz’ acrylic panels “Five Sonnets” provide the soundtrack for this autumnal mise-en-scène, with their elegant choreography of forms. Overall, there is a slowing down of tempo, as if to reclaim one’s own private space. A stronger sense of identity arises, whether sought in the artists’ immediate surroundings, foreign lands, or imaginary worlds.
Exhibition Dates: October 1 - October 21, 2021
Reception: Thursday, October 7, 2021 6-8 PM
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/Autumnal_10_01_2021.aspx
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.
530 West 25th Street, New York, NY