The 2006 Summer Auction at 3rd Ward
Date: 13 Jul 2006 | | Views: 9983
The pieces displayed in 3rd Ward's Summer Group Show offer a snapshot of the up-and-coming Brooklyn art scene. The subject matter and approaches vary, but all are rooted in this time and place. From a grown man decking out childhood model toys with electrical circuits and metallic automotive paint, to women taking craft sensibilities to a powerful level of finish, the subject of growing up is one that is prevalent throughout the works. In dream-like drawings, fantasies and rockabilly/hipster iconography collide, as cyborgs are redefined in photos of contorted bodies.
Bill Durgin, Swann 3, 2005.
Kinetic, interactive, and sensually engaging work is at the center of the show, bringing hyper-stimulation to the 2K art viewer turned participator. The Gallery at 3rd Ward draws its tone from the creative facilities surrounding it; whether metalwork or sound, photography or movement, we are always seeking out the grey area between mediums. Collaborations and cross-media work receive the main spotlight, while innovation and humor hold their own.
Our role as part of the 3rd Ward team is to support artists in realizing their creative vision. As such, we will share the larger portion of the proceeds from this auction with our artists and are constantly looking for new ways to encourage and support their creativity. Curated by Dana Orland, Gallery Director and Curator. Auction July 15th 6-7pm (preview), 7-9pm (live auction).