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Awakening our Senses: Ron Isaacs- Harbinger at the Tory Folliard Gallery

Delicate and flowing, the architectural sculptures by Ron Isaacs at the Tory Folliard Gallery leap off the wall with astounding clarity as if a breeze had passed through the space, awakening our senses to the beauty and mystery found in what is shown and what is absent. Built upon many layers of structure and meaning, these refreshing sculptures carved from birch plywood combine the nostalgia of vintage clothing with subtle morphing images of nature. Uniting seamless construction with intricately painted details, Isaacs presents the viewer a glimpse into the future while graciously nodding...

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Chip Gianakos: Electric Rain at Gallerie M

Walking into the crowded room at Gallerie M for the opening of emerging industrial artist Chip Gianakos’s debut exhibition Electric Rain; there was a stirring and pulsing sensation filling the room.  As people mingled between a mixture of dynamic wall art and sculptural tables there was an undeniable energy as we recognized we were witnessing something new and innovative. Combining forgotten materials from the past into a new hybrid artistic style, Gianakos has merged beautifully the organic and the technological.  Utilizing unearthed copper plates,Gianakos has harnessed the stunning...

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