The Art of Olivier D at Agora Gallery
NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature French-born artist, Olivier D, in The Substance of Abstraction. The exhibition is scheduled to run from June 4, 2011 through June 25, 2011 (opening reception: Thursday, June 9, 2011).
About the Artist
With a delicacy verging on photorealism, the marks made by painter Olivier D become whirling, dripping orbs, as strokes of paint in indigo, burnt umber, crimson and teal bounce and zip about the canvas. These energetic watercolor and acrylic works employ shades of geometric abstraction alongside found materials including seaweeds, seashells, sand and beach waste. Waste and waste treatment in relationship to the natural environment is an ongoing concern that manifests itself multifariously in an artistic oeuvre that is notably marked by rebellion. A self-declared nomad who grew up as a French child of mixed heritage, Olivier D’s works are a study of border territories – he is interested in the hierarchical structure of psychic, social, physical and metaphysical boundaries that govern autonomy and will.
Born in 1963 in France, Olivier D was initially in the business of screen-printing. In 2006 he returned to his true love of art after being inspired by Catalan artists while living in Barcelona, Spain. He currently resides in the Dominican Republic.
Exhibition Dates: June 4, 2011 – June 25, 2011
Reception: Thursday, June 9, 2011, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Gallery Location: 530 West 25th St, New York City
Gallery Hours: Tues – Sat, 11a.m. - 6 p.m.
Event URL: http://www.agora-gallery.com/artistpage/Olivier_D.aspx
About the Exhibition:
United in Art displays the works of talented fine artists from the UK. The audience will be enthralled by this confident and expressive art which manages to combine a sense of stability with a lively, dynamic tone. In Portal to Enigma, we are invited to ponder the beguiling wonder of the world through art that expresses both an appreciation of beauty and a challenging desire to see beyond it. The Substance of Abstraction shows the artwork of artists who have used their own personal experiences to create evocative abstract expressions which speak directly to the emotions of the viewer.
The Substance of Abstraction: Olivier D, Flavio Pellegrino, Rudelle ("Rudelle Fay Hall"), Rina Shukor
Portal to Enigma: Mihai Bara, Yeji Jun, Susan Marx, Kelly Sellers, Elio Talon, VéroniKaH, Jeong-Han Yun
United in Art: Fine Art from England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales: Wendy Hyde, Jane Robbins, Richard Stuttle, Zoran Tosic, Clive Rowe
About Agora Gallery
Agora Gallery is a fine art gallery, established in 1984 and located in the heart of New York City’s Chelsea art galleries district. It is famous for showcasing a spectacular array of talented artists from around the world and around the corner, while providing quality and original art to collectors. Gallery II, an elegant adjacent gallery space, gives artists the ideal area for a solo or group exhibition of their own, organized and publicized by Agora Gallery. The gallery also publishes ARTisSpectrum Magazine, a bi-annual magazine that is distributed to museums, galleries, art institutions and art schools around the world. It provides artists, collectors, museums, galleries, art organizations and enthusiasts with access to the work of international talented artists as well as feature articles, reviews and interviews. Agora Gallery is also the sponsor of ARTmine, one of the most comprehensive resources available worldwide to view and purchase fine art. The gallery also runs Agora Art Blog, a blog designed to provide helpful information and advice for artists while providing a forum for artists to help one another by sharing their experiences and thoughts.
530 West 25th St, New York City, NY 10001
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