Landscapes of the Mind
December 3 - December 23, 2016
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Agora Gallery's new exhibition Landscapes of the Mind offers six new ways to look at the natural world. Five painters and one photographer from all around the globe analyze and more importantly appreciate the exquisiteness of oceans, forests, and skies. There are painstakingly detailed whirlpools; there are mountains painted as choppy slashes of blazing color; there are wild animal portraits rendered as pop art masterworks. Far from the untouchable grandeur of the traditional landscape painting, the pieces on display here invite the audience into the terrain to soak up some of that bracing experience for themselves. Defending its chosen genre against accusations of being stuffy or staid, Landscapes of the Mind proves that there is still quite a lot to say about the planet.
Agora Gallery was established by the late Miki Stiles, MFA, to provide opportunities to artists entering the global art market. Located in the heart of the famous Chelsea art district, the gallery occupies the ground floor of 530 West 25th Street.