The Terrain Gallery is proud to show nine contemporary painters – opening this Thursday, Oct. 28th. Exhibiting some of the most authentic paintings of our time—with comment by the artists and others about the great reason why Painting Matters: “In art, what the eye and self do is for the honor and full truth of reality; in what isn’t art, the eye can change reality out of fear, and in a manner dishonoring it,” Eli Siegel wrote. From the thoughtful and vivid abstractions of George Ortman, to the imaginary and wild symbolic scenes of Peter Passuntino (above), to the everyday human drama of people crossing a city street observed by William Clutz, these paintings are after “the full truth of reality.” And what could matter more? All the deets after the jump….
Opening Thursday, October 28, 6-8 PM through March 2011
WILLIAM CLUTZ LOIS DODD PETER HEINEMANN
SU-LI HUNG DOROTHY KOPPELMAN GEORGE ORTMAN
PETER PASSUNTINO RICHARD SLOAT WILLIAM WILLIS
Gallery hours: Wed-Fri 12-5; Sat 12-4
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