In keeping with our commitment to providing greater opportunities and exposure for our member artists in the community, for over ten years InLiquid has presented bimonthly curated solo exhibitions in the Painted Bride Cafe Gallery. Tuesday - Saturday, noon-6pm 230 Vine Street
Philadelphia, PENNSYLVANIA 19106 https://paintedbride.org/
Winged Woman: Three Perspectives
Winged Woman: Three Perspectives extends an examination of artist Arlene Love’s work through the multimedia drawing and painting of three particular makers: Andrea Caldarise, Nancy Halbert, and Sutton Hays. As a group, they display a confluence of insistently personal methods and allusions to influential systems from without. Their practices are useful parallels to Love’s; her works in the accompanying exhibition produce social critique in referencing hegemonic symbolic structures – like certain fashion or religious iconography – while being composed of expressive, powerfully raw mark making. The results are both alluring and discomfiting. Likewise, Caldarise, Halbert, and Hays unite in representing multiple positions at once. A partial log of their subject matter reveals their attention to both interior and exterior, to surface and the unseen: sequences in the landscape, human bodies, parallel dimensions, and decorative patterning are a few. While there is a sense that something particular fixes their attention, their images often boil over with organized excess. They each make space to represent the piling up of information and material existing in the orbit of clarity. In the context of Love’s work that focuses on how the body and its image can be captured and energized, the artists in this exhibition bring an intense focus to some of the peripheral forces that mold consciousness at a given moment.
*PAINTED BRIDE GALLERY HOURS ARE SAME AS BOX OFFICE HOURS: TUE-SAT: 12PM – 6PM