Sunday, November 12, 2017

Exhibition: The NAGB presents “Thierry Lamare Retrospective: Love, Loss and Life” - show EXTENDED through Sunday, November 12, 2017 at NAGB — The Bahamas, West Indies

“Love, Loss and Life” Apr 27-Nov 12, 2017 @ The NAGB
Exhibition: The NAGB's “Thierry Lamare Retrospective: Love, Loss and Life” - Opening Reception on April 27, 2017 @ 6:30pm-9:00pm; show EXTENDED through Sunday, November 12, 2017 at NAGB — The Bahamas, West Indies; Event Details: Place: National Art Gallery Of The Bahamas; Location: West St. & West Hill St., Nassau, New Providence; Phone: (242) 328-5800; Email: info@nagb.org.bs; Website: The NAGB-Facebook and The NAGB
Event Description: “The National Art Gallery of The Bahamas will produce and present a retrospective of Thierry Lamare's work entitled, 'Love, Loss and Life.' The exhibition opens on April 27th and EXTENDED through Sunday, November 12, 2017 and features over 90 works from several local, regional and international collectors ...”Read more: NAGB's Thierry Lamare Retrospective-Event Page and The NAGB-Facebook
About NAGB: “Housed in the historic Villa Doyle, built in the 1860s and lovingly restored in the 1990s, the NAGB preserves the National Collection of Bahamian Art, part of which is on permanent display on the ground floor. Upper galleries engage the history of Bahamian Art and Visual culture and support contemporary movements and experimental contemporary art practice through temporary exhibitions. The NAGB also has an extensive public program schedule, community and regional projects and partnerships, arts education workshops, and a free public art library.”Read more: The NAGB-About
For further information: NAGB's Thierry Lamare Retrospective-Event Page, The NAGB-Facebook and The NAGB.


Thierry Lamare // Those From Shallow Waters from Settler's Cove Productions on VimeoFrench artist, Thierry Lamare, epitomizes the reasons artists create. Having observed and depicted life in The Bahamas for 30 years, he has masterfully illustrated the Bahamian landscape and the Bahamian people at the center of his work. His admiration for Long Island native Ophelia is exemplary of the important connection between artist and subject, and she is the artist's most focused study of a human subject to date. Thierry Lamare's skill as a translator of humanity to the canvas is especially apparent in the extremely vivid details of his artwork. A true artist should always seek to engage and invoke the most tender of human emotions, to tell the story of his/her subject, and, in this way, Thierry Lamare has perfected his craft.

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