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Exhibition
SUNSCREEN 2003
Graham Gillmore   Marie Lannoo   Jeff Nachtigall   
July 10, 2003 - August 30, 2003
Opening Reception: July 26, 2003, 1 - 4pm
INTRODUCING:

Jordan Broadworth (Toronto) pays homage to painting’s glorious past with his large abstract canvases.  Through an approach involving two phases, hard-edged and geometric planes are softened by an additive/reductive process of painting with a squeegee, a process that seamlessly melds the gestural lines and drips within the painting


INCLUDING NEW ARTWORKS BY GALLERY ARTISTS:

Suzan Dionne (New York) is a Canadian Artist living in New York City. Dionne describes her new body of work:
”In these works, the halo deviates from its conventional shape and colour.  Here they are blackened and sometimes a little charred and smoky, as though they have recently found their way back, slightly the worse for wear, from some dubious adventure.  They operate in the realm of contradictions in the symbolic order, and humor as a response to crisis."

Marie Lannoo (Saskatoon) paints energetic and colorful abstraction with attention to the application of many layers of paint creating a heightened awareness of the surface while enticing the viewer into the work. For Lannoo, the act of painting is a very human experience, regardless of how abstract the imagery appears or how the paint is applied.

Jeff Nachtigall (Regina) recently completed a residency at the Banff Centre.  The exhibition will feature large format painting the young painter completed during his residency, which explores Canadian pop culture iconography though brightly hued naďve brushwork.


ALSO EXHBITING RECENT ACQUISITIONS BY:

Graham Gillmore (Canadian artist from Vancouver living in New York) intertwines text and painting on large size format. His enamel on masonite paintings are highly glossed, using language as a visual tool that is both enticing yet confusing.

Spencer Finch (New York) Spencer Finch utilizes a variety as well as combinations of media including sculpture, installation, performance, video, painting and drawing in conceptual, visually intelligent explorations. His artwork playfully explores color, language, vision, memory, perception and representation.

Luc Tuymans (Antwerp)  Belgium born Luc Tuymans has been featured in group and solo exhibitions across Europe and the U. K. since 1988.  Through his prints and paintings Tuymans explores the human experience and the meaning behind representation.

Newzones Gallery of Contemporary Art is excited to announce “SUNSCREEN”, a show of multi-media works by gallery artists who are pushing the boundaries of two-dimensional surfaces.
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