Thursday, March 11, 2010

This Weekend


Specimens of Infrastructure @ Metro Gallery

Metro Gallery presents the work of Creative Alliance Resident Michelle Hagewood. For the past year, Michelle has been photographing, collecting, and considering modes of urban infrastructure and its interactions with the “natural” landscape. Simultaneously concerned with the invisible and psychological structures of communication, play, desire, and control, Michelle has been working to materialize and question these systems through drawing and compositing. The hand continually disrupts a fractal and digitally inspired process, and each evolution diverges from its source indeterminately; moving from familiar to foreign, retaining or suppressing traces of its parent, and often walking a fine line between finding and losing itself completely.

Exhibition Dates: March 4 - April 30, 2010
Opening Reception: Thursday, March 11, 2010 7-10pm

The Metro Gallery
1700 North Charles St.
Baltimore, MD 21201


Tools, Trash & Technology @ The Legg Mason Tower

This 25-year retrospective represents Marque Cornblatt's return to exhibiting on the East Coast and his first major exhibition in Baltimore. The show includes interactive web-based robots, sculptures, video installations and conceptual self-portraits spanning Cornblatt's career, as well as recent projects dedicated to do-it-yourself lifestyle and design.

Cornblatt will also be presenting the Sparky project, his pioneering interactive videochat robot. First shown in 1996, Sparky has evolved from an assemblage of mixed parts into a worldwide network of telepresence robots capable of connecting people face-to-face in real time over the internet.

Exhibition Dates: March 10 - April 4, 2010
Hours: Wed thru Sat 11 am – 7 pm, Sun 11 am – 5 pm

Opening Reception: Friday, March 12, 2010 5-8pm

Legg Mason Tower
Harbor East on the Circle
100 International Drive
Retail Suite 102
Baltimore, MD 21202


Shallow Spaces @ The Hexagon

The Hexagon presents Shallow Spaces, new work by Adam Beaver, Joe Delano, John Calvin Jones, and D'Metrius Rice. Shallow Spaces features mixed media paintings and works on paper by four Baltimore artists who find content at the boundary of abstraction and representation. Using fine line work, distorted portraiture, and a vivid palette that is prevalent in contemporary Baltimore art, these artists distill spatial relationships and psychological layering. The works in Shallow Spaces pair flat imagery with intricate color work, inviting viewers to explore a dialogue between concrete experience and metaphysical tension.
Opening Reception: Saturday, March 13, 2010 6-8:30pm

The Hexagon Space
1825 North Charles Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21201

Closing for New Painthings: Ted Gahl & Tatiana Berg @ Nudashank

Ted Gahl is a painter based in Providence, RI, on the verge of finishing his MFA at RISD. His work was recently featured in Postcards from the Edge @ Zieher Smith, NYC, Not Abstract1 @ Parker's Box, Brooklyn, and the publication MFA Now: The Next Generation of Painting.

Tatiana Berg
is an artist based in NYC and recently received her BFA from RISD. She recently was an artist in residence at the Vermont Studio Center.

Closing Reception: Saturday, March 13, 2010 7-10 pm

H&H Arts Building 3rd Floor
405 W. Franklin St.
Baltimore, MD

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