Coleman Needles | Solo Show | Composite Forms: An Unremarkable Event
Salt Gallery DTLA is proud to present a new exhibition featuring artwork by Coleman Needles. Composite Forms: An Unremarkable Event, the exhibition will be on display February 22 - March 21, 2020, at Salt Gallery, located at 1510 S Los Angeles St, #A, Los Angeles, CA 90015. With two events occurring on the opening night, February 22 from 7:30 pm -10 pm, (email invitation only 7-7:30 pm), and a closing event, March 21 from 7:30 pm -10 pm, (email invitation only 7-7:30 pm). Beverages will be served alongside musical entertainment. I n this exhibition, the artist explores bringing viewers into space where materiality and life converge.
Needles' work enters the modern art conversation through the disciplines of industrial fabrication and architecture. He uses raw materials, semi or fully fabricated parts, and construction materials to heighten the absurdities of seemingly banal structures. Drawing inspiration from the incredible dichotomy between the body and the mundane visual/material world he lives in. His work attempts to embrace the concept of physical liminality, considering the industrial nature of the cities he has lived in and the impact of spaces on the human experience. In return, his sculptures address the impact of the body on those structures and the material identities within these spaces. By hand painting, applying heat, cutting, drilling, and screwing he exploits the ductility of common materials to reference forms and ideas of the human body, while maintaining prior associations of these objects.
Salt Gallery will be extending their hours for Open Thursdays 6:30-9 pm on the following dates:
Feb 27, 2020
March 5, 2020
March 12, 2020
March 19, 2020
Curator: Antoinette Genevieve
Company: Salt Gallery & Apotheosis Art // IG: @saltgalleryla | @apotheosisart | @filthy_needs