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GOCA: Color Theory
Jun
8
to Jul 27

GOCA: Color Theory

About the Exhibition

Color Theory features three Colorado-based artists whose paintings and sculptural installations intersect color and mathematics. Discoveries in physics and mathematics ground our modern understanding and use of color, and artists have investigated this relationship for centuries. The exhibition will include a monumental installation inside the Ent Center for the Arts.

About the Artists

Camila Friedman-Gerlicz seeks to make the theoretical physical. As a visual artist and highly-trained theoretical mathematician, she employs formulas and algorithms as part of her process. After discovering surrealist artists, such as Man Ray, applying mathematical equations directly to their sculptures and paintings in Paris in the early 1900s, she was inspired to try this approach herself. The shape and coloring of the sculptural works in this exhibition are determined by a family of mathematical formulas varying by just two parameters. Rendering the formulas out of physical material, Friedman-Gerlicz offers viewers the ability to “touch” the math with a direct connection between brain and body in the colors and forms.

Andrew Huffman’s work interacts with physical space in a vibrant and lively fashion, often investigating air itself as a medium and subject-matter. As viewers move around his color-filled works in painting and sculptural installation, geometry, mathematics, and improvisation inform the experience. As Huffman states: “My process parallels a jazz-musician searching for the right notes through time, constantly adjusting and improvising to tempo, varying instrumentations, textures, and musical tonalities and fields. Questions and possibilities are valued more than answers in these artistic constructs so experimentation and discovery direct my efforts away from striving for one-hundred-percent predictable outcomes with signified meanings.” In addition to works in the gallery space, Huffman is creating a monumental installation responding to architecture of the Ent Center for the Arts that will remain on view through May, 2021.

Clark Richert has contributed mightily to contemporary art history, particularly in Colorado, through a lifetime of artistic experimentation. Richert explores symmetry and quasi-crystal patterns found in nature and theoretical mathematics in paintings, drawings, sculpture and more. Richert believes the underlying harmonies in his seemingly complex designs can be intuitively appreciated without deep mathematical knowledge, inviting viewers to have a contemplative experience with his art. Citing architect and futurist Buckminster Fuller’s theories and artist Mark Rothko’s use of color as deeply influential, Richert has himself greatly impacted the art world through his role in founding Drop City and as an emeritus faculty member at Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design.

Summer hours: Thursday–Friday, 1–5 pm, or by appointment

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Art @ One Boulder Plaza: String Installation by Andrew Huffman
Jul
26
11:30 AM11:30

Art @ One Boulder Plaza: String Installation by Andrew Huffman

Come for a lunch art break! Join us for art outdoors at One Boulder Plaza. Meet artist Andrew Huffman and experience his string installation on display at the plaza. Huffman’s use of bold color and layering creates an ever-changing piece, which morphs as the viewer moves around it and changes their perspective. Huffman states “my work interacts with physical spaces and time, while anticipating air itself as a functional medium worthy of being called subject-matter.”

The installation will be on display from July 26 – August 23 at One Boulder Plaza.

Presented in partnership with One Boulder Plaza Management and W.W. Reynolds.

About Andrew Huffman
Andrew Huffman was raised in Lawrence, Kansas and is the youngest of five artistically gifted children. His work utilizes a diverse range of techniques, mediums, and media to explore how meaning and feeling is communicated and experienced through various signs, symbols, patterns, color, material, and artforms. Huffman explains that his explorative artistic process allows him to embrace serendipity and discover unforeseen avenues for meaning and content.

About Art @ One Boulder Plaza
In its second year, Art @ One Boulder Plaza explores art and its themes inspired by various local artists. These events will take place outdoors at One Boulder Plaza on the final Friday of each month, from May-September. Watch and interact with art during its creation!

https://bmoca.org/calendar/view/public-program/art-one-boulder-plaza-string-installation-by-andrew-huffman

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Mirus Gallery : Scope New York
Mar
7
to Mar 10

Mirus Gallery : Scope New York

The 19th edition of SCOPE New York returns to its Chelsea location at Metropolitan Pavilion. Known for presenting groundbreaking contemporary work, SCOPE New York will welcome 60 international exhibitors at its centrally-located venue. In addition, SCOPE will continue its legacy of critically-acclaimed VIP Programming with strategic partnerships, a focused schedule of events, and talks.

The first fair to run concurrent with The Armory Show, SCOPE New York’s spirit of innovation has consistently forged the way for emerging artists and galleries. Attuned to nuances in the market and itself an influential force in the cultural sphere, SCOPE continues to usher in a new vision of the contemporary art fair.

SCOPE New York 2019 opens on Thursday, March 7, 2019, with the Platinum First View and VIP & Press Preview, and will run through Sunday, March 10, 2019

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