Thursday, July 27, 2017

Exhibition: "All That Glitters" with Jamaica's Ebony G. Patterson and two other artists; show runs through Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at the Rachel Uffner Gallery — NYC, USA

"All That Glitters" thru Aug 2, 2017 at the Rachel Uffner Gallery
(Image: Ebony G. Patterson's (...when they grow up...) 2016)
Exhibition: "All That Glitters" with Jamaica's Ebony G. Patterson and two other artists; show runs through Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at the Rachel Uffner Gallery — NYC, USA; Event Details: The Rachel Uffner Gallery is located at 170 Suffolk Street New York, NY 10002, Phone: (212) 274-0064; Email: info@racheluffnergallery.com; Website: Rachel Uffner Gallery
Event Description: “Rachel Uffner Gallery presents a three-person show with work by Maria Berrio, Derek Fordjour, and Ebony G. Patterson. Each artist brings a unique global perspective to their art making, which questions notions of individual and collective collective identities that lie beneath seductive surfaces ...” — Read more: Rachel Uffner Gallery
About the Artist: “Jamaica-born Ebony G. Patterson challenges who holds the power to determine and frame a life as 'of value.' In her when they grow up series, Patterson creates collage and installation-based portraits of children in adolescence, which function both as memorial to the deceased and shrine to martyred saints. Appalled by the way in which child victims of color are treated with a lack of empathy, dismissed, and even implicated by society and the media as the cause of their own deaths, Patterson reclaims the humanity of her subjects while reminding the viewer of their innocence. Surrounding her portraits with purposefully overemphasized tokens of childhood, Patterson examines the tenuous relationship between race and age when converged with public perceptions of innocence and guilt, or blame. Using post-production to enhance their rosy glows, Patterson recasts her subjects as cherubs, who through their glitter remain precious as gold ...” — Read more: Rachel Uffner Gallery
About the Venue: “Rachel Uffner Gallery opened in Fall 2008 on Orchard Street in New York City's Lower East Side. The program consists of emerging and mid-career international artists, many of whom have been included in significant museum and gallery exhibitions worldwide. In addition to its continuous exhibition schedule, the gallery presents organized shows curated in house and via guest curators. In March 2014, the gallery reopened in an expanded bi-level space at 170 Suffolk Street, allowing our artists the opportunity to expand their practice to a larger scale in a very flexible space, host a number of guest curated shows, and to continue to develop the gallery's interest in showing historic works in relation to contemporary artists ...”Read more: Rachel Uffner Gallery-History
For further information: Rachel Uffner Gallery. Related Articles: http://www.blouinartinfo.com/news/story/2319043/all-that-glitters-at-rachel-uffner-gallery-new-york and https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/13/arts/design/out-of-town-galleries-arrive-bearing-art.html.

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