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Starting at the Edge

Mushroom Arts
19 West 26th Street, 5th Floor
May 18 - June 17, 2006
Reception: Thursday, May 18, 6 - 9 PM

Participating artists include: Felix Esquivel, Shannon Finley, Steven Gwon, Mike Houston, Jena Kim, Min-a Kim, Aaron Linn, Tony Luib, Rita MacDonald, Martin Mazorra, Doug Morris, Renato Orara, Jee Young Sim, Jennifer Viola, Megan Whitmarsh

Starting at the Edge examines the idea of drawing as a contemporary medium and discipline. A line inherently defines boundaries, signifying differences or similarities, where something stops or essentially begins to unfold. It can also denote time as well as inhabit particular spaces in time. Subsequently drawings manifest themselves through the juxtaposition and accumulation of these lines and marks. The fifteen artists in this exhibition explore the sublime poetry of the everyday and the sometime ineffable nature of time, space and pictorial language in delightful and surprising ways using diverse mediums and attitudes all rooted in the idea of drawing.
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