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Thomas Erben Gallery

New York

United States
Address:
526 West 26th Street Floor 4
10001
Phone: 212-645-8701
Fax: 212-645-9630
Website: www.thomaserben.com


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Current Exhibitions

Shanna Waddell: “Misshapen Chaos of Well-seeming Forms!”
February 17 - March 19, 2011


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Press Releases

Thomas Erben is pleased to present the first solo show of American painter Shanna Waddell (b. 1981, Long Beach, CA; lives and works in Philadelphia). “Misshapen Chaos of Well-seeming Forms!” titles a group of new paintings the artist created after receiving her MFA from Tyler School of Art, May 2010.

Playing impasto against splattered veils and contrasting urban colors with a new age palette, these works distort material flatness into a warped spatiality and combine figuration with abstract symbols and uninhibited brushwork, holding together a spectrum of sensibilities that precipitates early American modernism into an apocalyptic, prophetic hyperbole and personal vision.

"Woman peering into Atomic Nuclear Illusionistic Space" portrays a female figure, tube socked, with goggles and dressed in a period costume in the midst of a brushy, post nuclear air. Rectangular boxes, coffins in the artist’s iconography, fall out of a pink, atmospheric sky whose expanse is made visible through volumetric lines. The geometry is redeemed by a continuously looping, floating shape while anchored by muddy coloration and wide variations in ... [ Read all ]


Location And Getting There

526 West 26th Street
4th Floor
New York, NY
10001


Contact-Directors/Staff

Thomas Erben


Opening Times

Tues-Sat, 10-6