Time: August 19, 2017 at 11am to August 30, 2017 at 6pm
Location: Agora Gallery
Street: 530 West 25th St, Chelsea, New York
Website or Map: https://www.agora-gallery.com…
Event Type: art, exhibition, chelsea, international, fine, competition
Organized By: Agora Gallery
Latest Activity: Aug 10, 2017
Agora Gallery is pleased to present the 2017 selected artists of the Chelsea International Fine Art Competition. Now in its 32nd year, the competition has a rich history of recognizing exciting new talent from all over the world. This year's participants display a growing social awareness, an eager curiosity of spatial and tonal questions, and outstanding technical skill.
Included are several incisive photographers who document contemporary urban, exurban, and completely wild places with compassion and respect. One selected sculptor gives life to outsized and fantastic shapes. There is a wide range of painting on display, including pieces whose abstraction is so subtle that it verges on something more like stylization. There is also a palpable return to hyperrealism, with several impeccably realized still lifes and portraits that dare the viewer to do a double-take. Among the displayed works is a feeling of rediscovery of the hand-wrought craft of art in an increasingly digital world.
The exhibition opens August 19, 2017 and runs through August 30, 2017 with an opening reception on Saturday, August 19 from 6-8 pm. Entrance is free.
Exhibition Dates: August 19 – August 30, 2017
Reception: Saturday, August 19, 2017, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Gallery Hours: Tues-Sat 11:00am – 6:00pm
Gallery Location: 530 West 25th St, Chelsea, New York
"KARAK" Bolotbek Karakeev | Allen Capriotti | Joana Cruz | Mario Daniel Quiroga | Kristin Dillon | Adriana Espinosa Calle | Mher Evoyan | Ailon Glitzenstein | Guy | Chie Hirabayashi | Emily Jones | Michel KIRCH | Ian Lee | Christina Marie Chavez Banerjee | Mauro Masin | MENPO | Fran Panza | José María Peña | Donna Pinckley | Jiantao Qu | Gabriel Schiavina | Brian Sesack | Keith Thomson | Yoong Wah Alex Wong | Holly Wilson | Rosanne Wolfe | M Y Yip | Leonard Yang
Emily Jones, Perfect Fried Chicken, Oil on Canvas, 19.69'' x 27.56''
Gabriel Schiavina, Paraná 1, Oil on Canvas, 31'' x 32''
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