This exhibition in Claremont California brings together the work of eleven contemporary artists (including our own Fran Siegal) who embrace a drawing technique that flourished during the High Renaissance and has recently experienced a rebirth among those who love the immediacy of drawing. Using a metal stylus or a small sliver of copper, brass, silver, platinum or gold, these artists apply metal directly to specially prepared papers. Their drawings are distinctive for the luminous traces of metal that add a telltale glimmer to the surface, due to the oxidation process of the metal. The image reproduced here is by Susan Schwalb, who recently began to introduce color into this medium with a traditionally limited color palette.
The exhibition closes on 10/17/2010, & the gallery is closed on Mon. & Tues. Weds. - Sun., it is open from 1 - 5 PM. Admission is free.