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The Best of Touchstone… Holiday Salon Show. Artwork by 40 member artists. and‘COURSE CORRECTIONS’ by GALE WALLAR
User Contributed Published November 14, 2012
Location Info
Touchstone Gallery
Address:
901 New York Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20001
Phone Number:
202-347-2787
Nearby Metro Stops:
Mt. Vernon Square/7th St.-Convention Center

Event date and times: November 30, 2012, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

11am-6pm

Cost: Free

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Event Details: Opening Reception: Friday. November 30, 6 - 8:30 PM Third Thursday: Thursday, December 20, 6 - 8:30 PM The Best of Touchstone… Holiday Salon Show. Artwork by 40 member artists. Come enjoy the work of Touchstone's 40 member artists in our Annual Holiday Show. Our walls are covered with small, affordable works perfect for gifting, giving, (or keeping!). Created by Area Artists, selections include sculpture, original prints, photographs, paintings, so you are sure to find that one of a kind holiday gift. Skip the bah humbug holiday mall rush and help celebrate here at Touchstone! We'll be sure to get your bells jingling, your dreidel's spinning, and your holiday season started off right! and ‘COURSE CORRECTIONS’ by GALE WALLAR Gale Wallar's paintings and drawings in the exhibit 'Course Corrections' explore places and scenes we might not know. The images are chosen for their visual impact and invite close observation. The work is representational but, because of eliminations, simplifications, color adjustments and other visual choices, cannot be classified as pure realism. In terms of composition, one finds a pattern of structure and hidden geometry. The picture plane is broken up with color and value changes which enhances the effect of push and pull. Positive shapes break into negative space in a dynamic manner. The images are not renderings of places, but a visual conveyance into another plane that might not have been predicted.
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