Saturday, September 5, 2009

Artist Envy: ...Gregory Euclide

My recent interest in Josh Keyes led me to Gregory Euclide thanks to the David B. Smith Gallery. Euclide confronts the limiting falsehoods of a flat picture plane and the expectations of sculptural dimension with an exploration of how our bodies truly experience nature and environment. With titles as poetic and expressive as the works themselves, his mixed media landscapes swirl and envelop, permitting the viewer a glimpse into what our senses may be, well, sensing in the intangible space between experience and the perception that our cultural connotations and biases package life into.