A Rich Profusion of Spring

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Date & Time: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, April 18, 2019 - May 8, 2019
11:00 AM-6:00 PM

Suggested Audiences: Toddler, Preschool, Elementary, Middle School, High School, College, Adult, Elders
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Agora Gallery
530 West 25th St, Chelsea, New York
530 West 25th Street
New York, NY 10001
Cost: Free
Sponsored by: Agora Gallery
Description: Agora Gallery presents A Rich Profusion of Spring, an exhibition of paintings and sculptures, on view April 18 through May 8, 2019, with an opening reception Thursday, April 18, from 6-8 PM.

Spring invigorates. April is conventionally associated birth and new life; and yet, at T.S. Eliot once remarked, April is the cruelest month. The 13 artists included in this exhibition all explore the fecundity of their medium (be it a watercolor work, a sculpture, or a painting in oils); but they everywhere encounter limits. These limits call into question the value their chosen craft. In the face of restlessness and doubt, however, these 13 artists dauntlessly capture the energy artists use to realize an artwork into life.

The works on view show the human figure as something effaced, concealed, even denatured. In the teeth of this, the elegance of human ingenuity becomes all the more apparent. Glimpses become certitudes; conviction becomes truth. Featuring domestic interiors, craggy landscapes, and urban vistas, the attitude each artist takes in relation to his or her theme is one of disinterested contemplation. Oftentimes, there is no observer suggested by the workapart from the viewer herself who looks at it. This kind of objectivity showcases the limits of art, which exists only in the eye of the beholder.

Exhibition Dates: April 18  May 8, 2019
Reception: Thursday, April 18, 2019 6-8 PM
Gallery Hours: Tues-Sat 11:00am  6:00pm
Gallery Location: 530 West 25th Street, New York, NY
Event URL: https://www.agora-gallery.com/ExhibitionAnnouncement/Rich_04_18_2019.aspx

Featured Artists:
MaskOfWorro | Emanuele Biagioni | Deana Evstefeeva | Lillian Gray | William Ingham | Becky Sungja Kim | Hwajin Lee | Stephen Najda | Seo | Sheetal Shaw | Catherine Timotei | Diego Velez | Anna Weichert

About Agora Gallery
Agora Gallery is a contemporary fine art gallery located in the heart of Chelseas fine art district in New York. Established in 1984, Agora Gallery specializes in connecting art dealers and collectors with national and international artists. The art gallerys expert consultants are available to assist corporate and private clients in procuring original artwork to meet their organizations specific needs and budget requirements. With a strong online presence and popular online gallery, ARTmine, coupled with the spacious and elegant physical gallery space, the work of our talented artists, who work in diverse media and styles, can receive the attention it deserves. Over the years Agora Gallery has sponsored and catered to special events aimed at fostering social awareness and promoting the use of art to help those in need.

Image: Stephen Najda, Dark Clouds Over Totterish Ridge, Oil on Canvas, 16'' x 18''
More Information: Website: https://www.agora-gallery.com/ExhibitionAnnouncement/Rich_04...
E-mail: info@agora-gallery.com
Phone: 212-226-4151x202
Entered by: Agora Gallery (pr@agora-gallery.com)

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