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Summer Exhibitions Opening Reception: Dusty Boynton: Reliefs, Suzy Spence: On the Hunt & Composing Form
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Join us for the opening reception for our Summer Exhibitions; Dusty Boynton: Reliefs, Suzy Spence: On the Hunt, and Composing Form.
The New York Times described Dusty Boynton’s work as “childlike, but not childish.” Boynton is well known for her paintings on canvas and works on paper, and this exhibition is a culmination of a series of her “Reliefs” – painted and cut figures on wood. This is her first exhibition of this type of work.
“On the Hunt,” features figurative paintings by Brooklyn and Montpelier based artist Suzy Spence, work that considers contemporary power struggles through the elegant metaphor of fox hunting. Spence’s paintings turn the genteel athletic, sartorial, and social tradition of fox hunting toward lucid social commentary; she appropriates the sport’s traditions and painted genre scenes to turn a traditional subject into a psychologically-rich vision of riders on the trail of a more ambiguous quarry.
“Composing Form” is a group exhibition of contemporary sculptors working in ceramics which highlights figurative and abstract work that is both poetic and sometimes haunting, referencing human history, intervention, and experience.