Cut From The Left 2
June 23 – July 29, 2017 Opening Reception: June 23, 5-7pm Eleanor Harwood Gallery is pleased to present a new iteration of Cut From The Left, originally exhibited at tmoro projects and exhibition space run by artist and educator Takeshi Moro. The group exhibition by Rebekah Goldstein, Dana Hemenway, and Mayuko Kono negotiates the tensions between color, form, and the fragmentation of the familiar. Goldstein’s paintings depict imagined structures and spaces that rely on and create their own internal logic. Her sculptures – created as if plucked from the paintings into real time and space, assert a dialogue between imagined and actualized form. Hemenway’s work continues her investigation of extension cords as aesthetically manipulated objects by using handcrafted ceramics as a substrate to weave prefabricated extension cords. Over the past three years Hemenway has employed craft techniques using extension cords, to elevate and transform the object’s value beyond the scope of its functionality. Kono’s sculpture are made of found metal racks and paper mache. Her manipulations to the racks playfully soften and disrupt their inherent rigidity and repetition, creating new forms that are reminiscent of architectural models.