John Wilkes paints directly on photographs of the Gowanus Canal taken at night. The images disintegrate beneath the brushwork, and hover between the surface quality of the painting and the moody tone of the original exposure. The works range on size but all of them display a master's painterly touch combined with a deep familiarity with place and time.
An exhibition of drawings and paintings by Dan Drossman.
Drossman's work uses elements of graffiti, cartooning and abstraction to create dynamic, comical and sometimes dark images that reflect the artist's struggle with chronic back pain. His process is both cathartic for him and accessible to his audience through a deft use of line, color and other formal elements. Works range in size from small to large, and employ marker, acrylic, charcoal and mixed media on paper and canvas.