FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Bert Green Fine Art presents two solo shows:
Robert Reynolds: New Sculpture
Mary Woronov: New Paintings
July 10 – August 16, 2008
Opening Reception: Thursday, July 10, 6 – 9 pm (During the monthly Downtown Art Walk)

On Display in the Project Windows:
Megan Geckler: “Set a course for wayward schemes”
Richard Ankrom "Untitled Tripod"
Through December 31, 2008


Bert Green Fine Art
102 West 5th St., Los Angeles, CA 90013
Contact: Bert Green
213-624-6212
E-mail, gallery@bgfa.us
Web site, http://www.bgfa.us
Gallery Hours: Tuesday through Saturday 12 - 6 pm
Second Thursday Downtown Art Walk: Thursday, May 8, 12 - 9 pm


Left: Robert Reynolds, “Tower”, 2008, hydrocal and wood, 117 x 87 x 87”.
Right: Mary Woronov, Writing Late at Night, 2008, oil on canvas, 48 x 48”.


Bert Green Fine Art announces two artists who have their first solo shows at the gallery. Robert Reynolds fashions large-scale sculptures which test the maxim that history repeats itself (as farce). Ancient and antique motifs act as signifiers for current political realities, proving that in human affairs, nothing ever really changes. Mary Woronov is a painter of allegorical emotional states; physicality and immediate sensual presence suffuse these paintings. Woronov has a keen eye for relationships that stand in for archetypes, a talent that she carries over from her other careers as an actress and author.

In the Project Windows, Megan Geckler premieres a project titled "Set a course for wayward schemes,” in which Geckler uses colored vinyl tapes and fluorescent light to optically alter space. The effect is kinetic and illusory, and the artist hopes to affect both pedestrians and motorists in  the vicinity of the gallery; the measure of the success of the installation will be determined by any increase in fender-benders on Main Street. Richard Ankrom says of his “Untitled Tripod” “Film, television, and the computer monitor are the new canvases. Therefore red, blue and green, additive color, is the new color wheel. This is a homage to RGB.”

All gallery events are free and open to the public. Exhibition information, press releases and high resolution images may be found at http://www.bgfa.us. The art exhibition venues in Downtown Los Angeles conduct the Downtown Art Walk on the Second Thursday of each month from 12 – 9 pm. Details and a map are at http://www.downtownartwalk.com.




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