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Opening Reception: Figuratively Speaking
Tuesday, Apr 11, 2017, 5:00PM - 7:00PM
Diego Rivera Gallery
800 Chestnut Street

Join us for the opening reception of Figuratively Speaking, featuring new works by Chasen Wolcott, Katherine Boxall, Danielle Halford, Arika Bready, and Ian Wallace.

Using figurative narratives to simultaneously explore the potentiality of existence and the confusion left behind in its wake opens up questions of omnipresence, ubiquity, and personal undoing. Through the application of figurative portraiture and a strong focus on raw intimacy, it seeks to narrate the small yet significantly honest moments in life. By exposing the haunting beauty of human subjects it reveals an unfiltered embracement of the flawed. Flesh becomes a balancing act that creates various filters and interpretations which are used to peel back the layers of human experience.

 

Arika Bready, Unplanned Parenthood, diptych, 2016. Image courtesy of the artist.