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  • Northeastern Gallery 360 360 Huntington Ave. Boston, MA 02115 USA (map)

What makes the corporeal in art such a seductive subject? Why is figuration in painting so hot right now? Figure Focus aims to address these questions by examining the work of 15 contemporary painters approaching figurative work from new and exciting perspectives. This exhibition is an invitation to investigate multiple facets of the figure including psychological, societal, and formalistic considerations. The paintings can be viewed aesthetically and conceptually to inspire, confirm, and unmoor historic and current ideas of figurative painting. Figure Focus has been curated by Boston-based painter Andrew Fish.

Artists include: Dana Clancy, Sean Downey, Andrew Fish, Ariel Freiberg, Ian Gage, Greg Horwitch, Joel Janowitz, Lavaughan Jenkins, Catherine Kehoe, Sharon Lacey, Susan Lichtman, Sarah Lubin, Wilhelm Neusser, Hiba Schahbaz, Molly Segal.


Pink Balkonia  (1607), 2016, Oil on linen, 36”x44”, Photo: Studio

Pink Balkonia (1607), 2016, Oil on linen, 36”x44”, Photo: Studio

Earlier Event: February 21
Later Event: April 13
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