Satellite Gallery: Modern Makers
February 15 - June 8, 2019
Opening Celebration, Friday, February 15 5-7pm. 600 22nd Street, Pavilion II.
Modern Makers celebrates Maria Galuszka, Mary Menzer and Spencer Tinkham, each makes traditional objects with a contemporary eye. Maria Galuszka creates ceramics, Mary Menzer sews quilts, and Spencer Tinkham carves in wood. For all three, the formal qualities of their work outpace the traditional functionality.
Each artist recalls masters of the modernist art movement: Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Henri Rousseau, Anni Albers, Constantin Brâncuși, Jean Arp and Frank LLoyd Wright, while moving beyond the intellectual inquiry of that modern movement. They embrace materials that are tactile, alluring and part of our e…
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Mary Menzer, Quilt It Wright, 2015, Textile. Courtesy of the artist