The Hort's Gallery encourages gardeners and artists alike to appreciate the creative intersection between art and nature. Exhibitions showcase emerging and established contemporary artists inspired by horticulture, botany, landscape, and the environment.Gallery Hours: Monday through Friday, 10:00am to 6:00pm
Shadows and Pears
December 12, 2013 – February 7, 2014
Thursday, December 12, from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Screening with the Artist
Art21 presents Daniel Gordon Gets Physical
Wednesday, January 29, 6:00pm to 8:00pm
The Hort is pleased to present Shadows and Pears, an exhibition of recent photographs by Brooklyn-based artist Daniel Gordon. Using an analog process to give form to the digital world, Gordon photographs elaborate three-dimensional tableaux that he constructs using images collected from the Internet. This exhibition primarily focuses on the still life, a classical genre that Gordon reimagines by mixing a modernist approach to collage and color with the post-modern appropriation of the pixelated images that define our current visual culture.
Images: Daniel Gordon, Still Life with Fish and Forsythia, 2013, C-Print, 50 x 60 inches; Daniel Gordon, Shadows and Pears, 2012, C-Print, 50 x 40 inches. All images courtesy of the artist and Wallspace, NY.
December 12, 2013 – February 14, 2014
Thursday, December 12, 6:00pm to 8:00pm
The Hort is pleased to present an exhibition of recent paintings by Brooklyn-based artist Austin Eddy. Afterclaps focuses on Eddy’s small format black and white paintings, including several that emphasize the somber mood of the still life genre. Working quickly and prolifically, Eddy paints and collages directly onto raw canvas with an unusual mix of materials, including caulk, acrylic, newsprint, ink, oil pastel, charcoal, enamel, and spray paint. The immediacy of his process lends a strong emotional resonance to these nocturnal images.
Images: Friends, 2013, mixed media on canvas, 14 x 11 inches; Romance Maybe, 2013, mixed media on canvas, 14 x 11 inches; courtesy of the artist.
The Hort's exhibitions are supported in part by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.