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Thursday, December 11, 2008

Opening at La Motta Fine Art Friday night

La Motta Fine Art
11 Whitney Street, Hartford, (860) 680-3596
New Work
Dec. 10, 2008—Jan. 10, 2009.
Opening reception: Fri. Dec. 12, 6—8 p.m.

Press release

La Motta Fine Art presents a group exhibition entitled, New Work, opening Dec. 10, 2008 and continuing through Sat., Jan. 10th, 2009. There will be an opening reception on Fri., Dec. 12 from 6—8 pm. The reception is free and open to the public.

New Work features a diverse group of artists both new and familiar to the gallery. The exhibition will present works by several emerging artists that include the expressive abstract paintings of Ethan Boisvert (CT); the haunting landscapes and figurative paintings of Roxana Geffen (D.C., see image with this post); the personal and romantic portraits of Sam McKinniss (CT) and the perceptual abstractions of Blake Shirley (CT). The exhibition will offer a variety of images and stylistic approaches that include new paintings by Diane Brainerd (CT) in watercolor on panel; Tom Hebert's (CT) assemblage paintings of linoleum, board and wood; Peter McCaffrey's (NY) bird and animal paintings in oil and gold & silver leaf and the postmodernist compositions of Cary Smith (CT). Also on view will be new prints and wood sculptures by Bryan Nash Gill (CT), as well as recent prints by Leslie Enders Lee (NY). Lens-based photographer Ellen Carey (CT) will be represented by recent moiré Polaroid prints and there will be a selection of lyrical abstract paintings by James O'Shea (NY).

La Motta Fine Art is located at 11 Whitney Street, Hartford, CT. Gallery hours are Wednesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and other times by appointment. For further information please contact Janice La Motta at (860) 680-3596 or Janice [AT]


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