KENISE BARNES FINE ART

FINE ART GALLERY AND CONSULTING SERVICE SINCE 1994

Materiality; Contemporary Artists and Their Material World

Christine Aaron, Beth Dary, Loren Eiferman, Lorrie Fredette, David Licata, Andrea Lillenthal, Jill Parisi, Joanne Mattera, Patricia Miranda, Michael Natiello, Christian Nguyen, B. Avery Syrig, Eleanor White, Tricia Wright.

Westchester Community College, Valhalla, NY

February 9, 2013 - March 23, 2013

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Materials are imbued with not only physical qualities such as viscosity, density, malleability and rarity but also with emotional attributes. An object's utility can steep it with memory or implied character. A viewer's own knowledge of a medium cannot be denied and informs the work of art. 

Kenise Barnes, 2012

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