BRAMBLUR-Katy Stone + Allison Gildersleeve @ Johansson Projects

Thicket Heap Installation-Katy Stone

Season Installation

(A Room of) Seasick/Desire Installation

Curve in the Road Painting-Allison Gildersleeve

Cross Sticks Painting

Cluster of Trees Painting

Here’s an interesting show at Johansson Projects in Oakland up until Aug 18th.  Check it out if you’re in the Bay Area.

2300 Telegraph Ave. Oakland, CA
Hours: 12-6 Thurs – Fri, 11-5 Sat, & by Appt.
T: 510.444.9140

Next First Friday Reception is August 5th at 5pm.

Johansson Projects presents new work by Allison Gildersleeve and Katy Stone in Bramblur an exhibition that examines the material of nature and the nature of materials. Known internationally for her large scale public projects, Katy Stone’s constructions in metal and Duralar act as both microscope and kaleidoscope, zooming in on the radical strangeness of plants’ physiques while enhancing the effect with hyperactive colors. Occupying the space between the organic and the fantastic, these dripping fields of acidic color resemble plant life that has been plugged into a circuit. Hailing from New York, Allison Gildersleeve’s paintings recreate the way landscapes morph into washes of foregrounded color and texture when seen zooming by from a car window. The tangled streaks vibrate at a high frequency impossible to pin down. It appears that each brushstroke was somewhere else a second ago, commanding the senses to be constantly active.

Johansson Projects

Katy Stone

Allison Gildersleeve


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