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January 20, 2023 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The cold hard winter months seem the perfect time to offer up a show focused on flowers and other interesting aspects of the plant world—like shoots and leaves and even imaginary blooms dedicated to the children of Ukraine.
Photographers Robbie Steinbach and Carol Farmer revel in the sensual particulars of exotic plants, proving that the erotic potential pioneered by Georgia O’Keeffe lives on in contemporary interpretations. Sheila Miles takes a childlike delight in nature’s plenitude. Ward Estes brings a Matissean touch to simplified shapes and primary colors. Photorealist Madison Cawein zeroes in on grasses touched with frost in early spring.
Michelle Cooke presents an archive of plant materials from New Mexico embossed on sheets of foil and gampi paper. Sandra Filippucci produced a series of explosive canvases called Flowers for Ukraine, two of which occupy the main galleries at the Wright.
Learn more at thewrightcontemporary.com/exhibitions.
The Wright Contemporary is an art space founded in 2022 by artist/ philanthropist Ira Wright and art journalist Ann Landi. The Taos gallery is focused on art made in New Mexico by artists in dialogue with global art topics. The space presents six-week exhibitions as well as relevant lectures, panel discussions, and films, all free to the public. Open Wednesday through Sunday, 2-6 pm.