Lucid Dreamscapesfrom Olga Ku
Agora Gallery is pleased to announce Lucid Dreamscapes, a group exhibition of contemporary paintings, photographs, and sculptures by a selection of local and international artists. The pieces explore subconscious imaginings that blur the line between dream and reality, investigating new possibilities of forms, texture, and color.
Pushing the envelope of traditional mediums, the artists in this exhibition conjure surreal atmospheres that blend the extraordinary with the familiar. Recognizable objects such as vessels, roses, and animals inhabit improbable landscapes where gravity is optional and colors reach a dramatic peak–with pitch-dark blues, rich purples, opulent reds, and vibrant yellows and greens. Ordinary items acquire a symbolic meaning, such as a solitary skull floating in mid-air, which denotes annihilation after humans’ careless exploitation of nature.
Others envision worlds of fluid shapes and vivid color blends, where boundaries are imperceptible. Abstract photo composites play with opacity, abstraction, and image layering to explore concepts of visibility and transparency, while other images capture fleeting evolutions of inks and oil from a macroscopic perspective.
Skillfully capturing the elusive nature of dreams, the works invite the viewers to experience the ethereal landscapes that exist beyond the waking world.
Exhibition Dates: October 3 - October 24, 2023
Opening Reception: October 5, 2023, 6:00 pm -8:00 pm
Gallery Hours: Tues-Sat 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Gallery Location: 530 West 25th, New York, NY 10001
About Agora Gallery
Agora Gallery is a contemporary fine art gallery located in the heart of Chelsea’s fine art district in New York. Established in 1984, Agora Gallery specializes in connecting art dealers and collectors with national and international artists. The art gallery’s expert consultants are available to assist corporate and private clients in procuring original artwork to meet their organization’s specific needs and budget requirements. With a strong online presence and popular online gallery, ARTmine, coupled with the spacious and elegant physical gallery space, the work of our talented artists, who work in diverse media and styles, can receive the attention it deserves. Over the years, Agora Gallery has sponsored and catered to special events aimed at fostering social awareness and promoting the use of art to help those in need.
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