Matt Gonzalez

Derivations in Color
October 4 — 27, 2018
Opening Reception: Thursday, October 4, 5:30-7:30 PM

Dolby Chadwick Gallery is proud to present Matt Gonzalez’s new show Derivations in Color. Gonzalez’s collages are meditations on the nature of equilibrium. They create a balance between the ‘feeling and the syntax of things’ (to quote E.E.Cummings), between our sensuous, emotive experience of the world and the rational interpretation of it. Geometrical lines and figures form highly structured compositions that are so complex and self-contained that they look like living systems. But each of them is also suffused with a sumptuous color that exudes a nearly religious depth and simplicity. Balancing the two, Gonzalez creates an aesthetic equilibrium from which a subtle glow seems to emanate—like bioluminescence from a still, silent sea.… read more

Alex Kanevsky

Fin de Siècle
November 3 — December 1, 2018
Opening Reception: Saturday, November 3, 3:00-5:00 PM

Dolby Chadwick Gallery is pleased to announce Alex Kanevsky’s new show Fin de Siécle. Kanevsky is adamant that paintings can never be described by words because their language is fundamentally visual and not verbal. To him, paintings are not expressions of pre-conceived notions, ideas, or even thought processes; in fact, he believes that they resist any conceptualization—but what then is Kanevsky’s work about? If it is neither representational nor narrative nor symbolic, what is it that drives his vision?… read more