A. Cornelia Weigle: Life in Color
NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of A. Cornelia Weigle in Portal to Enigma. The exhibition opens April 25, 2017 and runs through May 16, 2017 with an opening reception on Thursday, April 27 from 6-8 pm.
For A. Cornelia Weigle, art is no less than a reminder that "life is valuable, wonderful, and full of presents that should be discovered." Weigle's energetic acrylic paintings use color and texture to wade into the complications of life and its everyday, enormous sensory experiences. Each canvas focuses on a conflict of color: either a single hue fading in and out, or a combination of colors that bleed into each other. Weigle infuses her pure tones with emotion using pronounced textures and unexpected changes of direction, which give the impression of a three-dimensional object photographed through a filmy lens.
Weigle chooses deep blues, blooming scarlets, and inky blacks to make up her palette, often lingering in the shadowy end of the gradient. Her compositions are square, the better to contrast with the amorphous shapes within. Her stroke is excellent and demonstrative, from powdery feathering to decisive arcs of the palette knife.
Weigle was born in Saalfeld, Germany. She has been an artist for several years and works in Duesseldorf as an art therapist as well as a psycho-oncologist both at a hospital and at her own private practice.
Exhibition Dates: April 25, 2017 – May 16, 2017
Reception: Thursday, April 27, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Gallery Hours: Tues-Sat 11:00am – 6:00pm
Gallery Location: 530 West 25th St, Chelsea, New York
Portal to Enigma
Mague Brewer | A. Cornelia Weigle | Sven Weigle | Catherine Harasymiw | Patricia Queiruga | Cristina Prieto Crespi | Cindy Parsley | Lois Gold
About the Exhibition
Portal to Enigma
Agora Gallery is pleased to present Portal to Enigma, a new group exhibition exploring the possibilities of extreme abstraction and non-representational art. As its title suggests, this show is about finding meaning within compositions that can be obscure or even withholding. The work on display throws the spotlight on the non-literal components of visual depiction: texture, color, form, and arrangement in space. Portal to Enigma is a unique survey of the latest in abstraction.
Among the eight featured artists are some who play with landscape, some who play with figural studies, and some who work purely outside of representational boundaries. One artist fractures the human body into slices almost as if to show the movement of time across the canvas. Another depicts nature as a romantic, mysterious collection of impossibly rich colors. The exhibition includes experiments in pattern, texture, and highly intricate mark-making. These are some of the most energized, relentlessly curious abstract artists working in the field today.
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About Agora Gallery
Agora Gallery is a contemporary fine art gallery located in the heart of Chelsea’s fine art district in New York. Established in 1984, Agora Gallery specializes in connecting art dealers and collectors with national and international artists. The art gallery’s expert consultants are available to assist corporate and private clients in procuring original artwork to meet their organization’s specific needs and budget requirements. With a strong online presence and popular online gallery, ARTmine, coupled with the spacious and elegant physical gallery space, the work of our talented artists, who work in diverse media and styles, can receive the attention it deserves.