Final Days: ROBERT STANDISH Exclusive ARTSY Online Exhibition

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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. 

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Acrylic on Canvas / 36 × 48 in; 91.4 × 121.9 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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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

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On View Now: New Work by Jimi Gleason 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

“Stargazers: Intersections of Contemporary Art & Astronomy” Featuring Penelope Umbrico

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Opens on February 7, 5-8 p.m.

For additional Information, go to: http://www.orangecoastcollege.edu/academics/divisions/visual_arts/Arts_Pavilion/Pages/current-exhibits.aspx

Exterior South Night View

The new Orange Coast College Planetarium will present opportunities for visitors of all ages to experience the wonder of the cosmos. The dome theater will be Orange County’s personal starship and window to the universe, bringing together science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics, sparking curiosity and learning in field trips and families alike. The Planetarium will also house unique features and exhibits, including a 45-foot Foucault Pendulum, NOAA Science on a Sphere globe, and interactive exhibit hall for both self-guided, and curated exploration. Public programs are a cornerstone of the Planetarium’s mission. Regular showings will be offered evenings and weekends beginning in fall 2019 so anyone can come enjoy a rotating schedule of breathtaking full-dome experiences. There will be a dedication ceremony on Friday, March 22, 2019.

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Image: Courtesy Penelope Umbrico

Arts on the OCC Campus in 2018-2019

Orange Coast College’s Visual & Performing Arts Division has a full schedule of Dance, Music, Theatre Arts, and Visual Arts throughout the year.

Frank M. Doyle Arts Pavilion, 2701 Fairview Rd, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-5563

#markmoorefineart #penelopeumbrico #occ #doylearts

Focus On: Mark Moore Fine Art – An ARTSY Feature

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Check out the following article just recently published on ARTSY:

“Success Story: Mark Moore Fine Art”

Read on ARTSY: pages.artsy.net/mark-moore-success-story

The feature is a very insightful look into the past, present, and future of Mark Moore Fine Art.

Since 1984, Mark Moore has been a leading champion of emerging and mid-career contemporary artists in Southern California. Until 2016, he was the founder and principal of Mark Moore Gallery – an acclaimed Los Angeles space that was family owned and operated for nearly thirty-two years. Recognizing the rapid changes of the gallery industry and the modern needs of his clients, Moore decided to pivot the focus of his business from the traditional gallery model to a private agency that would allow for increased project flexibility and individualized consulting.  Mark Moore Fine Art is a progression from Moore’s gallery history, with a similarly ambitious roster of represented artists and activity in the secondary market. With Moore’s broad experience, MMFA provides tailored collection management, consulting, project management, public artwork commissions, exhibition design, and curatorial services with the attentiveness of a small-scale firm.

For a detailed history of our past exhibitions and projects, please click here.

#markmoorefineart

ROBERT STANDISH “Aspect Dawning” Reviewed in WSI Magazine

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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.

Please find the link to this exhibition published on WSI Magazine:

https://wsimag.com/art/47591-robert-standish

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.

This exhibition is available for you to view now at:

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

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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

NEW RELEASE: Limited Edition Works by Feodor Voronov

Mark Moore Fine Art is pleased to announce our partnership with Davis Editions to release three new limited edition works on paper by artists FEODOR VORONOV scheduled to be released today that I currently can offer you in pre-publication as a special offer.

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Feodor Voronov, 559 #1, 2018 / Archival pigment print / 12 × 12 ins

These works, published in association with Davis Editions, are wonderful examples of the artists best work. Davis Editions uses archival pigment inks and 100% cotton rag paper to create museum-quality prints that are fully archival. Each of these works is a limited edition of just twenty with two artists proofs. Once an edition is sold out, those prints are no longer available. Each print is hand-stamped and numbered on the back by Davis Editions and validated with a certificate of authenticity. The certificate includes pertinent information about the print including publication date, print number, and edition size, and is signed and dated by the publisher. 

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Feodor Voronov, 559 #2, 2018 / Archival pigment print / 12 × 12 ins

For more information, images, and the details on all the works co-published by Mark Moore Fine Art and Davis Editions, please go to the following link: https://www.artsy.net/show/mark-moore-fine-art-mark-moore-fine-arts-slash-davis-editions-collaboration-works

For additional information on these works or these artists, please contact Mark Moore at: mark@markmooregallery.com

All work is available subject to prior sale and prices are subject to change without notice. All taxes, tariffs, shipping and/or viewing expenses, if any, would be additional.

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Feodor Voronov, 559 #3, 2018 / Archival pigment print / 12 × 12 ins

Website: www.markmoorefineart.com
#markmoorefineart #feodorvoronov #daviseditions

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