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Still Life: Group Exhibition
March 2, 2024 – April 12, 2024
Gallery Henoch
555 West 25th Street
New York, NY 10001

Gallery Henoch Pleased to present still Life, A Group exhibition With eight artists who use still life painting as a means to explore human connection. their pictures These can range from nostalgic, to classic, to humorous, repeatedly using objects as a medium to engage your audience. an opening reception for artist’s To be held on Thursday, March 21scheduled tribe From 6-8 pm. The event is free and open to the public.

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Robert C. Jackson
Revisionist, 2024
oil on linen
30 x 24 inches.
76.2 x 61 cm.

In still lifes, objects emerge as complex layers, overlapping and obscuring each other, creating constructed realities that often reflect human experience. In the case of Janet Rickus’s painting “Ensemble,” she uses classical techniques to make her bowls and fruits reminiscent of human relationships. The carefully selected vessels appear to be in harmony with each other, suggesting internal dialogue.

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Janet Ricks
Blue on Blue (Borrowed Series), 2023
oil on canvas
16 x 18 inches.
40.6 x 45.7 cm.

Human connection depends on regularly shared memories. Many artists use this trigger to remind the audience of times gone by. Samuel Hung and Edward Butler create tragic feelings by incorporating old toys and objects, capturing the fleeting nature of memories. Similarly, Olga Antonova creates towers of vintage porcelain tea cups, creating a quiet harmony to which we are all sensitive.

Humor and satire also find place in it. still Life, Robert Jackson and Elizabeth McGhee use American period props to create visual puns and tell a story. McGhee’s painting “Here Lies Pinocchio” perfectly demonstrates how still life can be seen in a humorous light, bringing people together to share in a light-hearted moment.

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Elizabeth McGhee
Body Builders, 2023
oil on panel
16 x 16 inches.
40.6 x 40.6 cm.

The paintings of Kevin Palme and Eric Wert offer a distinctive approach, using bold colors that fill their subjects with a palpable sense of vitality and energy. Both Palme and Vert’s work focuses on ephemerality, highlighting the inevitability of change with time and external forces. These concepts complement and expand on the topics still LifeOffers audiences an exploration of the genre that celebrates its enduring relevance and versatility in contemporary art.

works by Olga Antonova, Edward Butler, Samuel Hung, Robert C. Jackson, Elizabeth McGhee, Kevin Palme, Janet RickusAnd Eric Vert Will be shown in this group show

Still Life: Group Exhibition open at Gallery Henoch from March 2, 2024 to April 12, 2024

©2024 Gallery Henoch


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