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CINDY TOWER: Good Will Combines

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CINDY TOWER: Good Will Combines

Bruno David is pleased to present Good Will Combines, an exhibition of new paintings by Cindy Tower. This will be her third solo exhibition with the gallery. In conjunction with the exhibition, Bruno David Gallery will publish a catalogue of the artist’s work with an in-depth exhibition history and bibliography. Tower’s “Combine” paintings break divisions between the materials of artmaking and ordinary things like old dresses; between painting and sculpture; and between the fields of art and daily life. Their themes traditionally have had an environmental perspective on consumption, intimacy, obsolescence, loss, and transcendence as they interplay with the natural world. They are landscape-based, often biographical, with elements in the paintings standing in for herself, family members, or moments or places in her life. Her paintings are an overwhelming celebration of materials and process. They hope to provide the viewer with a visceral, physical experience that not only engages but also actually engulfs the viewer in the self-contained environment of each work of art. Tower’s views are optimistic in that they create beauty despite being formed out of the rejected detritus of modern consumer society. Tower provides social commentary on collective wastefulness and over-abundance. She gathers materials from landfills, charity shop discards, and from the destruction wrought by natural disasters. Tower says “Throughout my career I have used recycled materials--from found video footage to dismantling and using every single part of a broken-down truck, including the gas. (“Pirate” Cindy, 1998). ”Combine painting”, is a term coined in 1950s by Robert Rauschenberg consisting of three-dimensional objects integrated into his paintings.

Bruno David Gallery
Free
Every week through Jun 18, 2022.
Tuesday: 11:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Wednesday: 11:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Thursday: 11:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Friday: 11:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Saturday: 11:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Event Supported By

Bruno David Gallery
314-696-2377
info@brunodavidgallery.com

Bruno David Gallery

7513 Forsyth Blvd
Clayton, Missouri 63105
314-696-2377
info@brunodavidgallery.com