Martha Walker, Heart of the Matter, 2014
Welded Steel Puddle Process, 1x1x1 feet
Denise Bibro Fine Art, 529 West 20th, Chelsea, New York City is pleased to announce Brooklyn artist, Martha Walker’s first solo sculpture exhibition with the gallery, “Turning Inward”.
Turning Inward is the visual emotive theme of her current work. Her sculptures are primarily spherical and curvilinear. Her objective is to draw the viewer into the work; tracing the lines within each composition as if riding a roller coaster that travels around and through itself. Several of her most recent works are inspired by Mobius circles, which are geometric configurations that carry the eye around and through.
Turning Inward also refers to the psychological state of seeking a spiritual center. It describes the effort to close out the outside world, focusing instead on the subconscious.
Besides coming from within, Walker’s visual language is reinforced by her dexterity and her honed personalized aesthetic. Her metal works are organic, full of biomorphic and geometric forms. The tactile quality of metal is accentuated not only by the forms she creates but also the textures that remain from fusing and cutting the metal.
Walker has an extensive resume. Her recent exhibitions include, “Politics in Art: From Warhol and Rauschenberg to the Present Day”, Chautauqua Galleries, Chautauqua, NY, Kouros Sculpture Center, Ridgefield, CT, Solo Exhibition, Broken World, Anxious Heart, Po Kim Gallery, New York, NY, Made in Brooklyn, Two Person Show at Brooks Brothers, Manhasset, NY, TransFORMations, Sculptors Guild Exhibition, Governor’s Island, NY, Solo exhibition, “Expanding Universe,” at the Phillips, Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, PA, to name just a few.
Her works are in the collections of Zimmerli Art Museum, NJ, Anne Frank Center, NY, Boca Beach Club & Resort, Boca Raton, Fl and the Pratt Institute Sculpture Park. Walker has had reviews and notices in the Sculpture Magazine, New Yorker of the Week by New York 1 News, Long Island News Channel 12, by Chauncey Howell and more.
Martha Walker received her B.A. and Master degrees from Pratt Institute, NY.
There will be a reception for the artist Thursday, January 12, 2017 6 -8pm
David Herman, Aruba Blues Back , 2015
Acrylic on canvas, 36" x 24"
Denise Bibro Fine Art, in Chelsea, New York City, is pleased to announce the solo exhibition, Journeys: Reminiscence, in Gallery II.
Herman’s work throughout the years not only conveys his interest in the human condition, but also how the human condition is influenced and informed by the place and culture of its beginnings. Herman is well traveled. Everywhere he goes he brings back remnants of memories of what he sees, experiences, and what impacts him. Compelled to use the visual language he innately develops; he creates his own impressions of place and time with his paintings.
The works in this show are influenced by his travels to faraway places such as Russia, and in the other direction Aruba.
David Herman has also has had solo exhibitions at the Mills Pond House Gallery, St. James, NY, Caelum Gallery, NYC to name a few. Some of the invitational shows he has participated in are Albright-Knox Collectors’ Gallery, Buffalo, NY, and Great Neck Art Center, Great Neck, NY. Judged by Milton Esterow, ArtNews Magazine; Morton H. Meyerson Symphony, Jewish Arts Festival of Dallas, TX, Shirley Feterman Gallery, NY. , Heckscher Museum, Huntington, NY, judged by noted artist, Will Barnett; Hillwood Art Museum, C.W. Post Campus, NY. Judged by Ivan Karp well known collector and gallerist.
Herman has won a number of awards and has had notices in The New York Art World, David Herman, Joyce Korotkin, February 2002, Divided By Beliefs, But United In Abstraction, The New York Times, Helen A. Harrison, March 2001, to name a few.
There will be a reception for the artist, Thursday, January, 12th, 6-8pm.