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CURRENT EXHIBITION:                                  

Don Gummer
The Armature of Emotion: Drawing and Sculpture

March 3 – June 11, 2016

            This exhibition presents drawings and sculptures by internationally renowned artist Don Gummer.  Gummer’s richly layered, cerebrally composed drawings incorporate color, encaustic (an ancient technique in which pigment is suspended in wax) and collage.  Reiterating many of the forms and motifs articulated in his reliefs and his free-standing sculptures, they function both as fluid heralds and intermediaries, and as autonomous creations.  Informing Gummer’s drawings and sculpture alike is an innate and immutable sensibility for structure.  In the disciplined architecture that undergirds the construction of forms, Gummer achieves a paradoxical synthesis of stasis and flow--an elastic armature capable at once of containing and expressing emotion. 


‌Hours:

Monday - Friday:
11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Also open one hour prior to curtain and during intermission of Quick Center season performances.

The Walsh Art Gallery is FREE and open to the public!

Closed for all University holidays.

Contact:
Thomas J. Walsh Art Gallery
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Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts
Fairfield University
1073 North Benson Road
Fairfield, CT 06824
203-254-4062
gallery@fairfield.edu


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