Monthly Archives: January 2019

Jimi Gleason Exhibition of New Work at Mark Moore Fine Art

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View the exclusive ARTSY online exhibition of new work by LA artist JIMI GLEASON on view now at the following link:

https://www.artsy.net/show/mark-moore-fine-art-jimi-gleason

Jimi Gleason’s reflected and light transmitted paintings emphasize seductive surfaces, nontraditional materials and the luminescent use of silver deposit to catalyze intimate reflection on the mechanics of perception.

“In Gleason’s deliciously unnatural abstractions, the devil is not in the details only because diabolical beauty spills so profusely from every nook and cranny.  His densely textured surfaces are a cornucopia of unimaginable delights.”

– Art Critic DAVID PAGEL (Los Angeles Times)

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Jimi Gleason has spent his career exploring the reflective possibilities of a painterly surface. “By using an iridescent surface coat, I have managed to create visual spaces that respond to both the play of light and the location of the viewer,” he says. Mixing nontraditional materials such as silver deposit with acrylic paints, Gleason’s surfaces are highly reactive to light and shifts in the viewer’s position.

To achieve his luminous surfaces, Gleason utilizes industrial materials – silver nitrate to be exact – in a process he’s been investigating and applying for over a decade. Performing an act of sheer alchemy, Gleason treats acrylic-coated canvases with a chemical mixture, which he then sprays with silver nitrate solution, transforming the surfaces into sterling sheets of metal.

His silver deposit surfaces act as enigmatic mirrors that are activated by the viewer and the environment they are situated in. Light, color and form are injected into the paintings via the external world – through this movement, Gleason hopes to induce a meditative experience for his viewers.

Jimi Gleason was born and raised in Southern California. He graduated with a BA in Fine Art from UC Berkeley in 1985, later moving to New York. Upon his return to California, Jimi worked as a studio assistant for renowned abstract painter, Ed Moses.

Gleason is now the subject of considerable curatorial and critical applause. His work is exhibited in significant public institutions, including the Armand Hammer Museum, the Long Beach Museum of Art, the Seattle Art Museum, the Tucson Museum of Art and the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation. The artist’s paintings are actively collected by a growing number of major public and private collections around the world. 

For more information on this show or this artist, please visit our website at http://www.markmoorefineart.com or contact us at: info@markmoorefineart.com

#markmoorefineart #jimigleason

On View: ROBERT STANDISH “Aspect Dawning” – An Exclusive ARTSY Online Exhibition

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Robert Standish, Alpine, 2018 / Acrylic on Canvas / 48 × 36 in

Mark Moore Fine Art is very pleased to present an exclusive online exhibition of the recent “Rhythmic Series” works by acclaimed emerging Los Angeles Artist ROBERT STANDISH titled “Aspect Dawning“, opening January 8th and continuing through February 24, 2019. This exhibition is available for you to PREVIEW now at:

https://www.artsy.net/show/mark-moore-fine-art-robert-standish-aspect-dawning

For twenty years, Los Angeles painter Robert Standish had been abstracting reality by altering his own powerful and moving photorealistic paintings of daily life. Seven years ago, Standish shifted away from constructing lifelike replicas of the world, and into an investigation of the unconscious unknown through abstraction. His move into an Abstract Expressionist “wet-on-wet” technique developed in tandem with his interests in cosmology and topography, in addition to psychological theory – namely, Dr. Carl Jung’s notion and analysis of the human psyche. 

Now in “Aspect Dawning,” Standish revisits the essential element of his early style of photorealistic painting, namely, a photo reference, but through his more recent lens of abstraction. Fed up with biased news reporting, Standish sources his imagery from top U.S. and world news stories; often selecting photos from the Internet and various social media platforms associated with polarizing content. By unifying his disparate techniques, he gradually manipulates the palette and texture of the original image to change the representation of its featured subject – and subsequently, the viewer’s interpretation of it. Transcendence being a consistent theme of his practice, Standish’s newest work is true to his rejection of the finite, and his proclivity for the universal.

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Robert Standish, Acrylic on Canvas / 36 × 48 in; 91.4 × 121.9 cm

Robert Standish is an American painter living and working in Los Angeles whose organic process reveals the emotive effects of color, shape, and texture. Inspired by the color-field painters and Abstract Expressionism, Standish’s  free-flowing use of paint is his way of exploring abstraction and transcendence. His works can be found in the permanent collections of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, JP MORGAN CHASE, The Weisman Foundation, Louis K. Meisel, Larry and Marilyn Fields, Patricia Arquette, Norwest Venture Partners and BRYANT/ STIBEL, along with numerous other acclaimed collections. Standish’s paintings have been exhibited internationally in galleries and museums, including two recent group shows at the Carnegie Art Museum.

For additional information please contact us at:

mark@markmoorefineart.com

#robertstandish #markmoorefineart

JOSH AZZARELLA in collaboration with the Louisville Ballet as part of “Choreographers’ Showcase” January 31- February 3rd

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MMFA artist JOSH AZZARELLA will be debuting an as of yet untitled collaboration with the Louisville Ballet as part of Choreographers’ Showcase. Aazzarella is working with dancer / choreographer Justin Michael Hogan on a mixed reality mixed media and dance performance (live performance with overlaid augmented reality) set for January 31- February 3rd.

For more information, go to:

https://www.louisvilleballet.org/season-tickets/

#joshazzarella #markmoorefineart

JIMI GLEASON Exclusive ARTSY Online Exhibition On View Now!

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View the exclusive ARTSY online exhibition of new work by LA artist JIMI GLEASON Opening tomorrow at the following link:

https://www.artsy.net/show/mark-moore-fine-art-jimi-gleason

Jimi Gleason’s reflected and light transmitted paintings emphasize seductive surfaces, nontraditional materials and the luminescent use of silver deposit to catalyze intimate reflection on the mechanics of perception.

“In Gleason’s deliciously unnatural abstractions, the devil is not in the details only because diabolical beauty spills so profusely from every nook and cranny.  His densely textured surfaces are a cornucopia of unimaginable delights.”

– Art Critic DAVID PAGEL (Los Angeles Times)

Jimi Gleason has spent his career exploring the reflective possibilities of a painterly surface. “By using an iridescent surface coat, I have managed to create visual spaces that respond to both the play of light and the location of the viewer,” he says. Mixing nontraditional materials such as silver deposit with acrylic paints, Gleason’s surfaces are highly reactive to light and shifts in the viewer’s position.

To achieve his luminous surfaces, Gleason utilizes industrial materials – silver nitrate to be exact – in a process he’s been investigating and applying for over a decade. Performing an act of sheer alchemy, Gleason treats acrylic-coated canvases with a chemical mixture, which he then sprays with silver nitrate solution, transforming the surfaces into sterling sheets of metal.

His silver deposit surfaces act as enigmatic mirrors that are activated by the viewer and the environment they are situated in. Light, color and form are injected into the paintings via the external world – through this movement, Gleason hopes to induce a meditative experience for his viewers.

Jimi Gleason was born and raised in Southern California. He graduated with a BA in Fine Art from UC Berkeley in 1985, later moving to New York. Upon his return to California, Jimi worked as a studio assistant for renowned abstract painter, Ed Moses.

Gleason is now the subject of considerable curatorial and critical applause. His work is exhibited in significant public institutions, including the Armand Hammer Museum, the Long Beach Museum of Art, the Seattle Art Museum, the Tucson Museum of Art and the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation. The artist’s paintings are actively collected by a growing number of major public and private collections around the world. 

For more information on this show or this artist, please visit our website at http://www.markmoorefineart.com or contact us at: info@markmoorefineart.com

#markmoorefineart #jimigleason

Opening Today: The Exclusive ARTSY Online Exhibition of New Work by Artist JIMI GLEASON

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View the exclusive ARTSY online exhibition of new work by LA artist JIMI GLEASON on view now at the following link:

https://www.artsy.net/show/mark-moore-fine-art-jimi-gleason

Jimi Gleason’s reflected and light transmitted paintings emphasize seductive surfaces, nontraditional materials and the luminescent use of silver deposit to catalyze intimate reflection on the mechanics of perception.

“In Gleason’s deliciously unnatural abstractions, the devil is not in the details only because diabolical beauty spills so profusely from every nook and cranny.  His densely textured surfaces are a cornucopia of unimaginable delights.”

– Art Critic DAVID PAGEL (Los Angeles Times)

Jimi Gleason has spent his career exploring the reflective possibilities of a painterly surface. “By using an iridescent surface coat, I have managed to create visual spaces that respond to both the play of light and the location of the viewer,” he says. Mixing nontraditional materials such as silver deposit with acrylic paints, Gleason’s surfaces are highly reactive to light and shifts in the viewer’s position.

To achieve his luminous surfaces, Gleason utilizes industrial materials – silver nitrate to be exact – in a process he’s been investigating and applying for over a decade. Performing an act of sheer alchemy, Gleason treats acrylic-coated canvases with a chemical mixture, which he then sprays with silver nitrate solution, transforming the surfaces into sterling sheets of metal.

His silver deposit surfaces act as enigmatic mirrors that are activated by the viewer and the environment they are situated in. Light, color and form are injected into the paintings via the external world – through this movement, Gleason hopes to induce a meditative experience for his viewers.

Jimi Gleason was born and raised in Southern California. He graduated with a BA in Fine Art from UC Berkeley in 1985, later moving to New York. Upon his return to California, Jimi worked as a studio assistant for renowned abstract painter, Ed Moses.

Gleason is now the subject of considerable curatorial and critical applause. His work is exhibited in significant public institutions, including the Armand Hammer Museum, the Long Beach Museum of Art, the Seattle Art Museum, the Tucson Museum of Art and the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation. The artist’s paintings are actively collected by a growing number of major public and private collections around the world. 

For more information on this show or this artist, please visit our website at http://www.markmoorefineart.com or contact us at: info@markmoorefineart.com

#markmoorefineart #jimigleason

Special Preview: The Exclusive ARTSY Online Exhibition of New Work by Artist JIMI GLEASON

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View the exclusive ARTSY online exhibition of new work by LA artist JIMI GLEASON Opening tomorrow at the following link:

https://www.artsy.net/show/mark-moore-fine-art-jimi-gleason

Jimi Gleason’s reflected and light transmitted paintings emphasize seductive surfaces, nontraditional materials and the luminescent use of silver deposit to catalyze intimate reflection on the mechanics of perception.

“In Gleason’s deliciously unnatural abstractions, the devil is not in the details only because diabolical beauty spills so profusely from every nook and cranny.  His densely textured surfaces are a cornucopia of unimaginable delights.”

– Art Critic DAVID PAGEL (Los Angeles Times)

Jimi Gleason has spent his career exploring the reflective possibilities of a painterly surface. “By using an iridescent surface coat, I have managed to create visual spaces that respond to both the play of light and the location of the viewer,” he says. Mixing nontraditional materials such as silver deposit with acrylic paints, Gleason’s surfaces are highly reactive to light and shifts in the viewer’s position.

To achieve his luminous surfaces, Gleason utilizes industrial materials – silver nitrate to be exact – in a process he’s been investigating and applying for over a decade. Performing an act of sheer alchemy, Gleason treats acrylic-coated canvases with a chemical mixture, which he then sprays with silver nitrate solution, transforming the surfaces into sterling sheets of metal.

His silver deposit surfaces act as enigmatic mirrors that are activated by the viewer and the environment they are situated in. Light, color and form are injected into the paintings via the external world – through this movement, Gleason hopes to induce a meditative experience for his viewers.

Jimi Gleason was born and raised in Southern California. He graduated with a BA in Fine Art from UC Berkeley in 1985, later moving to New York. Upon his return to California, Jimi worked as a studio assistant for renowned abstract painter, Ed Moses.

Gleason is now the subject of considerable curatorial and critical applause. His work is exhibited in significant public institutions, including the Armand Hammer Museum, the Long Beach Museum of Art, the Seattle Art Museum, the Tucson Museum of Art and the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation. The artist’s paintings are actively collected by a growing number of major public and private collections around the world. 

For more information on this show or this artist, please visit our website at http://www.markmoorefineart.com or contact us at: info@markmoorefineart.com

#markmoorefineart #jimigleason

Pick of the Week: ROBERT STANDISH “Aspect Dawning” – An Exclusive ARTSY Online Exhibition

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Robert Standish, Acrylic on Canvas / 36 × 24 in; 91.4 × 61 cm

Mark Moore Fine Art is very pleased to present an exclusive online exhibition of the recent “Rhythmic Series” works by acclaimed emerging Los Angeles Artist ROBERT STANDISH titled “Aspect Dawning“, on view through February 24, 2019.

This exhibition is available for you to view now at:

https://www.artsy.net/show/mark-moore-fine-art-robert-standish-aspect-dawning

For twenty years, Los Angeles painter Robert Standish had been abstracting reality by altering his own powerful and moving photorealistic paintings of daily life. Seven years ago, Standish shifted away from constructing lifelike replicas of the world, and into an investigation of the unconscious unknown through abstraction. His move into an Abstract Expressionist “wet-on-wet” technique developed in tandem with his interests in cosmology and topography, in addition to psychological theory – namely, Dr. Carl Jung’s notion and analysis of the human psyche. 

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DETAIL IMAGE: Acrylic on Canvas / 36 × 24 in; 91.4 × 61 cm

Now in “Aspect Dawning,” Standish revisits the essential element of his early style of photorealistic painting, namely, a photo reference, but through his more recent lens of abstraction. Fed up with biased news reporting, Standish sources his imagery from top U.S. and world news stories; often selecting photos from the Internet and various social media platforms associated with polarizing content. By unifying his disparate techniques, he gradually manipulates the palette and texture of the original image to change the representation of its featured subject – and subsequently, the viewer’s interpretation of it. Transcendence being a consistent theme of his practice, Standish’s newest work is true to his rejection of the finite, and his proclivity for the universal.

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Robert Standish, Acrylic on Canvas / 36 × 48 in; 91.4 × 121.9 cm

Robert Standish is an American painter living and working in Los Angeles whose organic process reveals the emotive effects of color, shape, and texture. Inspired by the color-field painters and Abstract Expressionism, Standish’s  free-flowing use of paint is his way of exploring abstraction and transcendence. His works can be found in the permanent collections of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, JP MORGAN CHASE, The Weisman Foundation, Louis K. Meisel, Larry and Marilyn Fields, Patricia Arquette, Norwest Venture Partners and BRYANT/ STIBEL, along with numerous other acclaimed collections. Standish’s paintings have been exhibited internationally in galleries and museums, including two recent group shows at the Carnegie Art Museum.

For additional information please contact us at:

mark@markmoorefineart.com

#robertstandish #markmoorefineart