Hashimoto Contemporary is happy to current Pith, a bunch exhibition that includes Stephen D’Onofrio, Karen Lederer, John Slaby and We Are Out of Workplace. Drawing from artwork historical past, every of the artists’ work nods to the wealthy visible legacy of nonetheless life portray and add their very own playful, vibrant tackle the up to date follow.
All through the exhibition, the interrelated realms of nature and the man-made world mingle and mix; wildlife is manicured, floral preparations arrayed with exuberance. The grafted timber of Stephen D’Onofrio show a bounty of fruits in contained vessels, displaying the human intervention of pure house. Conversely, John Slaby’s compositions show nature reclaiming city house. Every of the artists discover spatial quantity and flatness, pushing and pulling the visible house between tightly rendered moments and abstracted solutions. Karen Lederer employs printmaking and portray practices to create layered inside scenes, imbuing her flora with frenetic power and motion inside their confined vases. We Are Out of Workplace, comprised of a collaborative couple from the Netherlands, equally create sculptural works and work with vivid personalities.
The 4 artists featured within the exhibition interaction tightly rendered moments with flattened, graphic gestures creating areas which might be illusory however grounded within the day by day, distilling the basis of every scene to the Pith.