Exhibition | Loop Melody | Contemporary Art at Johansson Projects | Oakland | Art Week

Loop Melody

Share this

Categories:

Exhibition Type:

How many artists: 
2

Country:

City:

Date: 
Friday, 5 October 2018 to Wednesday, 2 January 2019
Opening: 
Friday, 2 November 2018 - 5:00pm

Johansson Projects presents Loop Melody featuring the works of Alexander Kori Girard and Rachel Kaye.Here's one storyline. Here's another. Here's an endless number of storylines hovering on the groundless surface.

Kaye's granular drawings are seasonal, even hourly, depictions of light and intimacy. They blanch in the yellow California summer. They fold in, purple and blue, at twilight. The borders disappear as her shapes meander across one another, building conversational layer upon layer.

While this close-ness is front and center in Kaye's waxy colored pencil drawings, Girard's communal patterns retain an anthropologic distance. They look in on a make-believe landscape of make-believe palm fronds and make-believe humans, spinning ancient tales with modernist dance moves. Precise as woodblocks, Girard's paintings nod to the design work of his legendary grandfather, Alexander Girard, while refusing to be still, vibrating in primal clay and blue and black pigments.

Curator ( Name ):

Venue ( Name ):

Venue ( Address ): 

2300 Telegraph ave, Oakland California 

Add new comment

Other shows from Johansson Projects

view
Loop Melody
11/02/2018
view
Concrete Utopia
09/07/2018
view
Loop Melody
10/05/2018
view
Summer School
07/06/2018

Pages

_____________________________________________

Related Shows This Week

view
Unbroken Current
09/20/2019 to 11/09/2019
view
Regime of Images
09/07/2019 to 09/28/2019
view
Éric Antoine: Useful Lies
09/05/2019 to 09/28/2019
view
Exhibition: Optimus Volts: We Are The Dreamers Of Dreams / A Solo Show
08/25/2019 to 10/13/2019
view
Anecdotes on Origin
09/03/2019 to 11/16/2019
view
Summer Collective II 2019
09/03/2019 to 09/29/2019
view
Robert Ladislas Derr: Day In, Day Out
09/09/2019 to 10/21/2019
view
Georgia Elrod, Heartbeats
09/21/2019 to 11/10/2019

Pages