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Minneapolis Art Events: August 25-28, 2016

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 Minneapolis Art Events

Kei Gratton: Silent Golden

Thursday, August 25th 5:00-8:00pm

kei grattonImage Source: Veronique Wantz Gallery.

Veronique Wantz Gallery presents a solo show of paintings by Kei Gratton which explores an internal space that exists somewhere between the seen and the unseen. Her paintings invite the viewer to enter into an interior dialogue that does not have boundaries. Kei rarely uses a paintbrush; rather, she relies on her hands to move the paint. Her paintings become covered with layers and scratches while carrying a sense of movement. The artist relates her technique to life, as it too is often made of many layers.

123 N 1st Street, Minneapolis, MN 55401

 Ute Bertog: Still the night |Betsy Ruth Byers: Freeze & Thaw

Saturday, August 27th 7:00-10:00pm

bertog_byers_webimageImage Source: Rosalux Gallery.

Rosalux Gallery presents two solo shows by Minnesota artists Ute Bertog and Betsy Ruth Byers. Bertog’s show Still the night, uses print media, painting, and sound to explore language and communication. The work of Bertog had previously come from the process of reading, whereas this body of work emerges from the process of listening. Freeze & Thaw by Byers is a exhibition of abstract paintings that analyzes the relationship between our bodies and a changing landscape.

1400 Van Buren Street NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413

Life | Identity | Existence | All or None

Sunday, August 28th, 2:00-4:00pm

801 Artist Lofts presents the work of Katayoun Amjadi, Qian Liu, Jane Powers, and Mayumi Amada. The exhibition opened June 4th and continues through September 25th. An artist talk is being held this Sunday. Katayoun Amjadi is an Iranian sculptor and ceramicist, and through her work, she explores identity and perception in an increasingly globalized world. Qian Liu’s work is filled with the self-destructive nature of relationships. Jane Powers is a sculptor who explores the future of biomedical development and genetic engineering through her work. Mayumi Amada is a Japanese installation artist who looks at women in a generational context.

801 N Washington Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55401