"I recently viewed the current exhibition Not About Paint at the Steven Zevitas Gallery in the South End. Immediately struck by the brilliant lay-out of the gallery, I chuckled to myself as I viewed each work and read the statement. How clever! Each artist in this show is loyal to painting, but are breaking through the limitations of traditionally working on canvas..." Read more HERE
Steven Zevitas Gallery artist, Ann Toebbe, will be featured at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, October 7 - 30, 2011. Click here for more information. Below is an excerpt from the MCA website:
"Toebbe's meticulously detailed paintings, collages, and drawings comprise a fascinating world of domestic interiors reconstructed from memory and depicted from multiple viewpoints. Her three new large-scale works made of painted paper—The Doctor's Wife, The Grocer's Wife, and The Photo Engraver's Wife—are based on conversations with her mother, mother-in-law, and step-mother-in-law that centered on fond memories of their childhood kitchens and the difficulties of being a wife and mother in the 1940s and 50s. With these works, the artist considers the role of women as homemakers and the ongoing centrality of the kitchen within domestic life."
Ann Toebbe | The Benefactors, 2011, cut paper, paint, and glue on paper, 42 x 35 inches
If you are in the Chicago, we hope you can make it!
JERED SPRECHER: Shadows of Friction
WAYNE SMITH: 1996
July 15 - August 31, 2011
Opening reception for the artists Friday, July 15, 6-9pm
Live music with Virgil Shaw band
Gallery 16 is pleased to present its first solo exhibition with Tennessee artist JERED SPRECHER, opening Friday July 15th. The gallery will also open a concurrent exhibition of new editions by San Francisco artist WAYNE SMITH. There will be an opening reception for the artists on Friday, July 15th, 6-9pm with live music by Virgil Shaw band. Both exhibitions will be on view through August 31, 2011.