Member Exhibition at Stamford Loft Artists Gallery
In Collaboration with the Stamford Museum & Nature Center
Reception: Friday, February 9, 6-8 p.m. February 9 - March 11.
Features Original Museum Painting
Stamford, CT October 21, 2017 - Inspired by the work of the American Color Field Movement of the 1960's, the Loft Artists Association members will showcase an exhibition of work on view in the Phillips and West Galleries at 575 Pacific Street from February 9 to March 11, 2018. "This is a rare opportunity for our artists to work from an original American abstract painting on loan to us, for the exhibit, from the museum. The broad range of talent and diverse and innovative styles of the LAA artists will be highlighted by this unique inspiration." Commented LAA Co-Director, Mark Macrides.
Nicholas Krushenick was part of a generation emerging at a time when Abstract Expressionism had fallen out of fashion; these artists were trying to distance themselves from this style and create something new. As a result, Krushenick's work in particular straddled the lines of many styles, including Pop Art and Color Field. Color Field painting features large areas of solid color and a flat picture plane. This treatment of paint on canvas was only viable after acrylic paints became commercially available to artists in the early 1960's.
An original Nicholas Krushenick painting will be on view at the opening reception.
This show marks the fourth collaborative event between LAA and SM&NC, free to the public. "Color Fields" is open Saturdays and Sundays from 1 to 4:30 pm. Admission and parking are free. Handicapped access is available by appointment. For directions and more information visit loftartists.com.