february 2018

Music For Your Eyes

February 3 - March 10, 2018

Peter Frank, Juror

Opening Reception February 3rd, 6-10pm
9pm Performance by ¡Aparato!

Second Reception March 3rd, 6-10pm

March 10th Closing Events:
10:00 AM -12 noon Conversations in Collaborative Creativity
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12-5:00 PM last day to see Music for Your Eyes

5:00-6:30 PM Alpha Mule Band performing from their new album
www.alphamulemusic.com

 

 

Featured Artists

Lillian Abel, Marsia Alexander-Clarke, Norma Alonzo, Evalynn J. Alu, Ava Ansari & Marco Pinter, Armando Barcelo, Bruce Bayard, Edward Beckett, Linda Belden, Sandy Bleifer, Leslie Brown, Andrée B Carter, Manon Casimir, Mona Chiang, Carly Chubak, Anthony Clune, Bronle Crosby, Dennis Doran, Joost De Jonge, Merrilyn Duzy, Joeann Edmonds-Matthew, Avery Falkner, Dwora Fried, Arie Galles, Christa Gearhart Denney, Donna Gough, Lucia Grossberger Morales, Peter Hassen, Annette Heully, Lucie Hinden, Gilah Hirsch, Diane Holland, Michael Hubbard, David Hull, Kevin Jacobs, Julienne Johnson, Mary Jones, Francene Kaplan, Lies Kraal, Linda Kunik, Ilan Laks, Linsley Lambert, Michael Lasater, Lori LeBoy, Daniel Lentz, Echo Lew, Stevie Love, Heather Lowe, Pamela Madsen, Eileen Mao, Aline Mare, Susan Melly, Dan Meylor, Rob Mintz, Nancy Mooslin, Lena Moross, Hagop Najarian, Janice Nakashima, Stu Needman, Geraldine Neuwirth, Jon Ng, Yari Ostovany, Gedas Paskauskas, Lark Pilinsky, Caron G Rand, Mila Reynaud, William Roper, Karrie Ross, Diana Maria Rossi, Judi Russell, Desy Safan-Gerard, Margy Sievers, Susan Sironi, Aaron Stansberry, Minghwei Sun, Lacey Terrell, Noriho Uriu, Kira Vollman, Brenda Welsh, Eric Wibbelsmann, Carolyn Yarnell, Laurie Yehia, Torie Zalben, Ben Zask, Peggy Jo Zask, Jim Zver

 


Geraldine Neuwirth, Sound Waves
2017 mixed media on paper with collage elements. 59.5 x 32

 

From the angel concerts of the Renaissance to the abstract syncopation of Mondrian, from Andy Warhol to Christian Marclay, music reverberates in the history of art. Music for Your Eyes explores everything we love about music: from the wildest impressions of the limitless joy music inspires, to tender depictions of rock musicians leading their lives of quiet meditation, abstinence and chastity; from the documentation of fabulous concerts, to the delicate beauty of composers' precious manuscripts; from crazed expressions of devout fandom, to serene evocations of mind-boggling synesthesia. ~ Rob Mintz

 


Mona Chiang, I Take 5
2017 Pen and ink and colored pencils on paper. 11in x 19in

 

"All the arts in common aspire to the condition of music," Walter Pater wrote, indicating the uniquely abstract and immaterial nature of the art of sound. In modern times, that condition of inherent subjectivity has helped liberate the more 'concrete' art forms -- especially visual art. We thus have a trail of artwork inspired by music cutting through the 20th century and into the 21st. As an artist, how do you give form to your response to music? What does music look  like to you? How do you balance your observations with your feelings in response to "organized sound" (as Edgard Varèse called music)? Is your work designed to accompany music, reflect it, or embody it? ~ Peter Frank

 

Peter Frank is a well-known critic and curator living in Los Angeles. Currently Associate Editor of FabrikMagazine, he has written for many publications and organized exhibitions around the world over a 45-year career."

 


Kira Vollman, Breathe #3
2007 Mixed Media on Panel. 24 inches x 48 inches x 7 inches

 

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Art pickup is Sunday March 11, 12-5pm

   
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