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Further art discussions and notifications for the artwork of Sam Thorp

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

 

Double Feature With Brian Gonnella & Sam Thorp in February

Twice the Thrills! Twice the Chills! At the Westmoreland Museum of American Art.



Brian Gonnella's the Southern Era is inspired by the feeling that the country is beginning to undergo a resurgence of the discussion about the end of the world, arriving in a multitude of catastrophes, ranging from religious prophecy to nuclear annihilation. He presents questions from what would it look like if the prophecies of scriptures were fulfilled in the era of the New World Order? Do the crises of ecology and economics shape the disasters that destroy the world? How would the paradigms of power shift in that final struggle? And upon which sides would the prominent players emerge? In Gonnella's exhibition, he leaves the answers to those questions up to you. 

Sam Thorp delves into Obvious Flaws. Glitches, and defects staring us right in the face, yet we fail to notice them. The solutions to all our problems are plain and simple, yet we never figure it out. What are we missing that is right in front of our face? This work sorts through the filters and clutter to get to the essence of the matter. Revealing character and narrative in graceful lines and primary colors.

Opening: Friday, February 14 at Art on Tap 5.2.7 $7 donation. Food & drinks served.
Salon: Speak with the artists about their work, inspiration and methods. Thursday, February 20 at 6 PM 
Pop-Up Studio: Work WITH the artists in a casual, relaxed atmosphere. Wednesday, Feburary 26, 6:30-8:30 PM with Sam Thorp; Wednesday, & March 26, 6:30-8:30 PM with Brian Gonnella 
Show ends: March 2nd.
Westmoreland Museum of American Art
1000 Villiage Drive Greensburg, PA 15601

724-837-1500
http://www.wmuseumaa.org/museum/getexhib.cfm?ID=83



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