Exchange Rates – The Bushwick Expo
The Parlour Bushwick is pleased to be a part of “Exchange Rates – The Bushwick Expo”. The artists in this exhibition all come from different perspectives in how they go about creating work. Fictional melodramas, obscure narratives and theoretical based practices seem like an unlikely combination for an exhibition yet the artists have one thing in common in their desire to look to the past to create in the present. Furthermore, it is interesting to note how their choice of inspiration influences their personal aesthetic.
In her video “Dolly Presley”, Cate Giordano fuses two Southern American icons to create a mythological character that plays the part of a struggling waitress in a luncheonette.… Read more here
The Parlour Bushwick is pleased to present “Show #12”. The opening reception will take place Friday September 19, 2014 from 6 – 9pm. The gallery is located at 791 Bushwick Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11221. The exhibition will run until October 17, 2014. The gallery is open Sunday, from 12 pm – 6 pm and by appointment.
In this exhibition, color is the element that ties the work together. There is also a graphic sensibility present that is described through hard-edged lines, definitive shapes and various cartoonish elements.
Blending flat vessel-like objects with painterly strokes of color Carolyn Case constructs dreamy abstract landscapes. Using Andean weaving and Persian carpets as an influence, She creates an animated world of brightly colored patterns and shapes.… Read more here