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Memories on Location @ Keystone


  • Keystone Art Space 338 South Avenue 16 Los Angeles, CA, 90031 United States (map)
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MEMORIES ON LOCATION
Exhibition Dates: February 17 - 25, 2018
Curator Talk & Closing: Sunday, February 251:30-3:30PM (talk starts at 2PM)

VIEW PHOTOS of the Exhibition & Opening Reception

DESCRIPTION
Memories on Location features artwork that explores places and objects, real and imagined, that provide visual cues to connect one with the past. Color and texture are layered and mixed in a variety of ways to convey emotions and suggest locations. The viewer is invited to explore her or his own imagination and interpretation to unlock places, times and feelings from their own memory. 

Each of the selected artists has a personal story of moving, the common thread of transition - and absence of figures - connecting these works, even as the methods and media vary.  CHENG builds sculptures of analog cameras out of the pages of books and old maps, while HEFFLER's Anthropocene paintings suggest topographical maps.  MARRA and RASMUSSEN each draw on architecture and fabric to evoke memories, with Marra referencing abstracted bits of building blocks from past homes, while Rasmussen's use of color and flattened spaces suggest nostalgia.  NGUYEN harkens back to the style of Oriental scroll paintings with meandering landscapes that lead the eye up and back through the canvas, while employing a contemporary use of color and texture. 

CURATED BY
Christine Rasmussen

FEATURED ARTISTS
Ching Ching Cheng
Shelley Heffler
Kim Marra
Hung Viet Nguyen
Christine Rasmussen

LOCATION: Keystone Gallery - 338 S. Ave. 16, Los Angeles, CA 90031
SHOW DURATION: February 17 - 25, 2018
GALLERY HOURS: Monday - Saturday | 12-5PM
OPENING RECEPTION: Saturday, February 17 | 4-7PM
CURATOR TALK: Sunday, February 251:30-3:30PM (talk starts at 2PM)

 Pictured (L to R): Shelley Heffler, Kim Marra, Ching Ching Cheng, Christine Rasmussen, Hung Viet Nguyen. Photo credit: Stephen Levey

Pictured (L to R): Shelley Heffler, Kim Marra, Ching Ching Cheng, Christine Rasmussen, Hung Viet Nguyen.
Photo credit: Stephen Levey

Earlier Event: February 10
Patterns @ Cactus Gallery
Later Event: May 5
Stripes @ bG Gallery