“Music in the Air”

Opening Reception September 16th, 6-8pm

c/o Spring Natural
98 Kenmare St – New York, NY

Music in the Air!

Next AHA Show “MUSIC IN THE AIR” September 16th

For further information and visuals, please contact Norma or Francesca:
 Norma@aha-fineart.com and Francesca@aha-fineart.com

 

“LOST IN RHYTHM”

Press Release – “LOST IN RHYTHM”

George W. W. Brewster and Evan Venegas

On View: April 7th – April 28th, 2016

Arcilesi | Homberg Fine Art is pleased to present Lost in Rhythm, a two person show featuring works by Evan Venegas and George W. W. Brewster. The show runs from April 7 – April 28, 2016 with an opening reception on Thursday, April 7 from 6-8 PM at 139 Eldridge Street, New York, NY. The show will feature abstract paintings consisting of acrylic paint on panel and oil paint on canvas.

Although their work draws from different inspirations, Venegas’s and Brewster’s work reference the indefinite rhythms recorded by their memory and interpretations of interior spaces, urban settings and elements in nature that coalesce through a controlled and intemperate approach to painting. “The grid itself leaves nothing to question: it is symbolic of things in life that are absolute – breath, gravity and light.” – Evan Venegas. Both Venegas and Brewster express their emotional data and inspirations by manipulating their work with defined palettes and lines, sometimes mimicking rhythms and sound patterns of music. For Brewster, “The palettes range like the seasons and tides and abstract subjects reflect his surroundings.”- Ivan Brewster (grandson of George W. W. Brewster)

George W.W. Brewster (1907 – 1981)

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Born in the Boston area, George W.W. Brewster graduated from Harvard’s School of Design where he studied both painting and architecture. Known for his distinctive semi-abstract style, Brewster predominantly portrays landscapes combining the elements of land, shore, water and sky. He began his career in architecture, even gaining a commendation by Frank Lloyd Wright. Brewster returned to his love of painting in 1960 and closed his architectural firm. He studied under Barbara Swann in Boston and developed a distinctive semi-abstract style, predominantly portraying landscapes that combine elements of land, shore, water    and sky. His paintings reside in the Farnsworth Museum, Portland Museum, and Harvard University as well as in many private collections in the United States. MOMA featured a kitchen designed by Brewster in homage to the Frankfurt Kitchen. Brewster is represented by Peyton Fey Gallery in Santa Fe, NM. His work was also featured in two solo shows in Boston at Boris Mirsky Gallery and two solo show in New York at Bodley Gallery.

 

Evan Venegas (born 1975)Lost_Grid_Evan_Venagas

New York based painter, Evan Venegas studied painting at Parsons School of Design in New York as well as the San Francisco Art Institute. Venegas seeks to create an experience or a state of mind that inspires a change in perception or a focused consciousness. The constant fine tuning and exploration of shape, color, and scale are what best allow for this experience. The shapes in my work are individual pieces of a puzzle, laid out for the viewers imagination to create and assemble an experience that is unique and personal. For Evan Venegas Human anatomy, car parts, faces, tea cups, architectural elements, and letters are all objects that have been described as being seen in his work. Ultimately, Venegas asserts, there is no right or wrong answer, as they are open to wide interpretation.

For more information and visuals, please contact Francesca Arcilesi Francesca@aha-fineart.com or Norma Homberg Norma@aha-fineart.com.

“History Reconstructed”

by Max Greis & Alexis Hilliard

Opening: Saturday, March 12, 6-8pm

Max Greis & Alexis Hilliard - History Reconstructed

The world is changing faster than ever, from global warming and the loss of ecosystems, to the destruction of indigenous cultures and people. Industrialization has radically altered humanity’s relationship to nature, with simultaneously empowering and endangering e ects. Continue reading “History Reconstructed”