Synergy of Parallel Worlds in Alessandro Patrone's Artwork at Agora Gallery

Top Quote NEW YORK, NY - Chelsea's Agora Gallery will feature the original work of Italian artist, Alessandro Patrone in Pathway to Abstraction. End Quote
  • New York, NY (1888PressRelease) July 11, 2012 - "My artworks represent the convergence of parallel worlds," Alessandro Patrone declares, speaking of his vibrantly physical abstract works. Those works use such varied materials as paint, sand and cardboard - as well as colors ranging from bright reds and yellows to subtle greys and blues - to create images with a distinctive texture and feel. The artist is very good at juxtaposing shades to give his images dynamism and depth. A patch of grey will seem to float over a field of yellow, or muted shades will appear to emerge from beneath brighter ones.

    Alessandro Patrone, who lives and works in Turin, Italy, also emphasizes the importance of motion and "circularity" in his work. Circles recur throughout his images, making the abstract patterns feel organic and natural. So while the presence of the artist's hand is very strong in his works, with paint energetically swirled onto the canvas or dripped over other materials, there is also an elemental feel to them, as if they could have been unearthed from a natural source.

    Exhibition Dates: July 7, 2012 - July 27, 2012
    Reception: Thursday, July 12, 2012, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
    Gallery Location: 530 West 25th St, New York City
    Gallery Hours: Tues - Sat, 11a.m. - 6 p.m.

    About the Exhibition:

    Feel the summer's bloom reflected in the lively, fresh artworks now on display at Agora Gallery. Enjoy the sensitive, sensual and delightful creations by contemporary French artists in The French Perspective: Contemporary Art from France, which brings the most enticing of French artwork to New York. In Pathway to Abstraction, reflect on the power of form and hue as the pieces lull you into a genuine appreciation of the wonder of shapes and the way they can express concepts. Sensorial Perspectives will fill you with a sense of purpose and positivity, through works that conjure up a vision of the world as it could be, by reshaping the way we look at what we know. The exhibitions begin on July 7, 2012 and continue until July 27, 2012. The opening reception is on July 12, 2012. Entrance is free and all art enthusiasts are warmly welcomed to attend.

    Featured artists:

    Sensorial Perspectives Thomas Ab-e | Liesel Beukes | Maria Fatjó Parés | Max Giannotta | Vadim Keshersky | Vali Kolotourou | Katherine Li | Lou Lihou | Marzena Oberc-Habzda | April Rimpo | Antenor Romanini | Boris Selan | Andrea Sole Costa | Maurizio Zanotto

    Pathway to Abstraction Arnold Gonzales | Michelle Hold | Jung-Min Lee | Bruno Antonio Malatesta | Koki Morimoto | Vibha Nanda | Alessandro Patrone | David Saborido | Fabio Sanzogni | Kevin Stevens | Gabe Tong | Mario Tonino
    The French Perspective: Contemporary Art from France Featured Artists: Nathalie Armand | Doussineau Claude | Julien Eustache | Cécile Guicheteau | Ainhoa Menchaca | Taitmčs Soinoff | Danielle Stange

    About Agora Gallery
    Agora Gallery is a fine art gallery, established in 1984 and located in the heart of New York City's Chelsea art galleries district. It is famous for showcasing a spectacular array of talented artists from around the world and around the corner, while providing quality and original art to collectors. Fine art is shown in group exhibitions that present the work of several artists, or solo exhibitions, which focus on the work of one particular artist. The gallery publishes ARTisSpectrum Magazine, a bi-annual magazine that is distributed to museums, galleries, art institutions and art schools around the world. It provides artists, collectors, museums, galleries, art organizations and enthusiasts with access to the work of international talented artists as well as feature articles, reviews and interviews. Agora Gallery is the proud sponsor of ARTmine, one of the most comprehensive resources available worldwide to view and purchase fine art. The gallery also runs Agora Art Blog, a blog designed to provide helpful information and advice for artists while providing a forum for artists to help one another by sharing their experiences and thoughts.

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