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“Ulterior Motif” features new work by HF

Hermine Ford, painting

Hermine Ford, TWOSOME , 2015, Oil on cotton muslin on shaped panel, 42 x 61 in.

New York, NY – The Painting Center is pleased to announce a new exhibition titled Ulterior Motif. Curated by Naomi Cohn, the exhibition features thirteen artists who explore the language of pattern and art. This exhibition reassesses and repositions ornamental pattern as a primary carrier of meaning in a contemporary context. The Painting Center is located at The Painting Center is a 501(c)3 non-profit exhibition space located at 547 West 27th Street, Suite 500, New York, NY, 10001. Exhibition dates are November 24, 2015 – December 19, 2015.

Pattern – fields composed of repeated motifs – is among humans’ earliest creations, employed independently as ornament and symbol in the applied arts of textiles, ceramics, and mosaics, and consistently incorporated into painting and sculpture. Artists include: Linda Daniels, Anoka Faruqee, Hermine Ford, David Fratkin, Glenn Goldberg, Elisabeth Kley, Cal Lane, Jill Levine, Susan Mastrangelo, Colin Thomson, Susan Wanklyn, Max Warsh and Jessica Weiss.

View Catalog: Ulterior Motif_Catalog.pdf