Gayl Sharabi Links Realms of Art and Science in Her Series of Paintings in Metamorphosis

Chelsea’s Agora Gallery announced they will launch an art exhibition consisting of four parts that is scheduled to run from July 21, 2009 through August 11, 2009.

Long captivated by the realms of art and science, mixed media artist Gayl Sharabi links them together with her fascinating series of paintings that examine the repetition and formation of infrastructures. Working with a variety of traditional and non-traditional mediums, Sharabi’s elegantly abstracted paintings, which recall both botanical and cellular imagery, provide a deep look into the structures of cells, recognizing the beautiful patterns that naturally form and coalesce to negate the presence of boundaries. Richly tactile surfaces resonate with a serene and organic color palette, while a dance-like movement injects the works with an undeniable vitality. Imbued with an inherent peacefulness, Sharabi’s works put forth an artistic vision of life at its most basic state. The concepts of micro and macro disappear, dimensions intermingle, and all that remains is the perception of the present.

Born in the United States, Gayl Sharabi lives and works in Israel and holds a Master’s of Science in Microbiology from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Exhibition Dates: July 21, 2009 – August 11, 2009
Reception: Thursday, July 23, 2009, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Gallery Location: 530 West 25th St, New York City
Gallery Hours: Tues – Sat, 11a.m. – 6 p.m.

Featured Artists:
Metamorphosis- Daniel Guillen, Sisa Jasper, Sandra Schawalder, Gayl Sharabi, Vladimir Titov, Nina Tuqtaman Valetova
Labyrinth of Color- Marie Ban, Aktrice Edith Egger, Devon Govoni, Maciej Hoffman, Lali Lalie
Portal to Enigma- Tsisana Kavtaradze-Eyerman , Rory D.L. Moorer, T. White
The Persistance of Form- Isabel Bolivar, Anna Carina Fleischhacker, Sandra McArthur, Mary Nangah, Guy Nelvand, Eleanor Sackett

About the Exhibition
Metamorphosis is a captivating journey into the hearts and minds of a talented grouping of artists with unique backgrounds and experiences. The works explores the possibilities beyond our ordinary perception, keying into personal insights, metaphysical concepts, and timeless mysteries beyond each corner is a new way of perceiving the world that will electrify fans of contemporary art. For art lovers who are seeking unbridled visionary painting, they need search no longer. Literally reaching out into the abyss, Labyrinth of Color finds artists as they approach the deepest regions of our real and imagined space. Radiant colors shine forth, as each artist travels into the unknown, bringing back surreal visions of our universe to share with audiences. Visitors will enjoy exploring and interpreting the messages so brilliantly expressed through the power of color. The Portal to Enigma collects three contemporary artists whose visionary works defy easy definition as they craft personal revelations with a powerful, expressive force. This phenomenal selection of paintings confronts the viewer with poetic visual puzzles and graceful statements about the human subconscious. The versatility displayed in the works of The Persistence of Form underscores the idea that as long as people dream and imagine art will never cease to exist, inspire, and bring about contemplation in others. These talented artists bring their thoughts and feelings to reality in a stunning variety of styles and forms that will touch audiences long after viewing the painting.

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