AMSTERDAM WHITNEY GALLERY, 511 West 25th Street, Chelsea, New York City, is proud to showcase in its glittering DECEMBER 6, 2013 - JANUARY 25, 2014 Holiday Exhibition noteworthy International and National Contemporary Master Artists whose works illuminate the paradox of vigorous creativity flourishing in the abstract, figurative and natural worlds. A hallmark of complex, cornucopic visions, the December-January exhibition exalts the realm of the aesthetic through brilliant coloration and dazzling form. This magical “HOLIDAY” exhibition joyfully celebrates unique contemporary master artworks which twinkle with radiant artistic energy and the buoyant joie de vivre of the global art world while displaying the unexpected diversity of artistic expression. Pulsating with a plentitude of mesmerizing synergy and sparkling creativity, these holiday treasures are visual gems of sophisticated, eclectic and evanescent representations of the world as they shine the spotlight on a universal artistic language. Reflecting the revitalizing penetration of compelling global ideas in our culture, this cross-continental conversations in art will dazzle the senses during the holiday season for both art acquisitiors and art aficionados alike with its illuminating aesthetic explorations of the visual realm.
VIRTUOSIC CELEBRATIONS represents spectral fusions with compositions that glimmer with unique artistic visions that are inspired by private internal and external universes while dynamically defining their oeuvre with passionate synergy through their illuminating compositions that are intriguing hallmarks of the contemporary art world. SUSIE KOS’s incandescent, abstract acrylic paintings are ethereal optical projections to inspire human consciousness into thoughtful contemplation of universal desires, emotions and experiences. JOHN STUTZ paints transformative organic minimalist compositions, transcending the requirements of everyday reality to create a world without time, without limits, and with endless space. FLORENCE WINT’s textured collages incorporate acrylic paint and found materials, resulting in compositions of depth and dimensionality, reverberating into imaginative, otherworldly visions of dreamlike realms.
HERALDING the SUBLIME showcases three talented artists working in the U.S. who metaphorically illustrate luminescent visual sensations into expressive forms, offering illuminating perceptual twists while rejuvenating the optical senses with newfound aesthetic configurations that coalesce to reveal symbolic sensory visions of a globalized world and culture. KAREN CEOLLA TYLEC brings a fresh insight to the most commonplace occurrences of life in Italy and her paintings exude the joyous serenity that embodies the daily rhythms of la dolce vita. OVIDIU LEBEJOARA’s exuberant surreal figurative paintings spur the emotions as he invites us to probe the subconscious and offers a source of visual wonderment by bridging the gap between reality and fantasy.TINATIN VACHNADZE’s kaleidoscopically hued exuberant compositions explode with an expressionistic spectral palette which translates into works of art that evoke celestial, surreal and ethereal realms.
PARADIGMS OF LUMINESCENCE manifests a charismatic visual cavalcade of three international visual masters from the U.S,. Finland, and Italy whose distinct artistic lexicon is defined by individual self-expression and determinism, combined with unbridled creation as each artist existentially celebrates and explores the global contemporary community. PENELOPE CHIUSANO’s mixed media still lifes and drolly feminist-oriented compositions are witty visual metaphors that gently satirize as well as celebrate the role of women in society as they reflect a pastiche of contemporary life. ELSE KORPI creates luminescent melted glass hanging reliefs with evanescent expressionist compositions inspired by nature. That transcends the requirements of everyday reality to create a world without time, without limits, and with endless space. ELISABETTA NISTICÒ reimagines portraiture of past masters in an individual and contemporary way as she transforms the beautiful faces of women into demure statues of desire, and timelessly presents the heartfelt beauty of ageless femininity.
INTERSECTION of the INVISIBLE introduces the viewer to four International Masters from the U.S., Switzerland, Italy, and Turkey whose compositions echo invisible visceral emotions that translate intangible thoughts onto insightful, incandescent paintings and sculptures which sparkle with the innermost depths of the soul. SHEEFALI ASIJA paints faces of children around the world to capture the multitude of traits in her “Forgotten Children” series, harmoniously uniting physical and emotional characteristics to engender an exceptional portrait of an individual soul. PATRIZIA MANCUSO combines realism with symbolism in her female figurative paintings to dynamically depict emblematic imagery fully imbued with imaginatively fulfilling subtexts about womankind in relation to our global world. MAURIZIO RANCATI expresses the sublime essence of man’s relation to the boundless possibilities of the world through a phenomenal relationship between viewers and his metal and wood sculptural creations. ERSAN TOKOĞLUartistic dialogue communicates a rich tapestry of luscious textures and atmospheric hues where loose brush strokes leap across the canvas lending depth and texture to his resplendent paintings.
COLLECTORS’ CHOICE is an exuberant compendium of carefully curated contemporary art reflecting eclectic yet sophisticated sensorial perspectives of the world which creatively pulsate with dynamism and energy. Amsterdam Whitey Gallery is proud to shine the spotlight on the important “Collectors’ Choice” ArtistASTRID JACOBS.