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  • Writer's pictureLynne Kornecki

Cleve Carney Gallery Exhibit, "Unearth" Closes March 10, 2023 at College of DuPage; Check it out!

Emily Rapport, Damen Ave Nocturne, Oil on canvas, 48 x 60”


UNEARTH

Karen Perl, Emily Rapport & Gwendolyn Zabicki

January 20 - March 10, 2024

425 Fawell Blvd.Glen Ellyn


The built environment is an aspirational reflection of social self-awareness. Buildings are torn down, built up, and then torn down again. An empty lot holds space like a pause. The push to optimize our bodies, schedules, and relationships underscores the impermanence of all structures to time and calamity. In the tradition of American painters from the early 20th century who described the activities and moments that comprise daily life, the three artists represented in this exhibition find beauty and meaning in everyday urban scenes.

United by their choice of materials, painters Perl, Rapport, and Zabicki follow strong individual sensibilities to delve into perceived reality and unearth a moment or interaction that, when painted, reveals an intensely present experience. ###


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