Solo Exhibit: Clearing

BLANK SPACE
April 21 – June 10, 2016 — Extended through June 15th, 2016
Reception: Thursday, April 21st, 6 – 8 pm

30 Gansevoort Street, New York, NY 10014
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Tel. 212-924-2025
info@blankspaceart.com

"Corona" by Randall Stoltzfus, 2016, Acrylic dispersion with gold leaf on recycle polymer canvas, 48 by 60 inches
“Corona”, 2016. Acrylic dispersion with gold leaf on recycle polymer canvas, 48 by 60 inches

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From the press release:

Drawing on the natural world, his Mennonite upbringing, and paint itself as sources of inspiration, Stoltzfus employs an expanded palette of textures and pigments to enrich the physical presence and felt experience of each painting. The accumulation of his signature circular mark-making results in an organic structure and flowing patterns, evoking ethereal atmosphere. Layers of simple shapes and gentle movement imbue the paintings with an inner intensity.

In Sightline, from its brilliant orange and yellow tones to its deep shades of blue and black, a dynamic interplay of colors creates spatial and figural illusions. In Corona, discrete yet gestural accentuation in gold leaf suggests the infinite and sublime. These paintings are at once expressive and restrained, intricate and simple. Oscillating between representation and abstraction, Stoltzfus’ work generates light that is at once natural and preternatural.