Monthly Archives: August 2017

Art Review: Hamptons Art Hub | Sally King Benedict Brings Smiling Expressionism to Quogue

Partway around my second tour of the Sally King Benedict show of paintings and drawings pulsing with bright colors at Quogue Gallery, I was still searching for the right word for the arc sweeping upward in many of the works. Then I returned to the aptly titled Going Light and Bright Face. The painting—beaming out from the main wall in the light-filled rear gallery as the keynote to the exhibition—gave me the answer: The billowing gesture should be read as a smile.
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Art Review: Hamptons Art Hub | Hans Van de Bovenkamp Embraces a New Freedom Through Paint

It can feel unsettling to discover works by an artist that differ from expectations. Especially when the art departs from a long-standing signature style so entrenched that it feels natural to inquire if the new approach might be the result of a life-changing event. But this kind of dramatic change can also stem from the decision to embrace the artist’s predilection to roam and leave the familiar behind while bringing hard-won experience to use as a guide.
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Press Release: Sally King Benedict | Through Ocean Eyes

QUOGUE GALLERY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Sally King Benedict: Through Ocean Eyes

August 10 – August 30, 2017

Artist Reception: Saturday, August 12 from 5 to 7 PM

 

Quogue, N.Y., August 3, 2017.  The next exhibition at the Quogue Gallery will be the exciting local debut of a wide range of work by the rising young talent Sally King Benedict.
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