Have you seen the drawings by artist Maria Kreyn? If you haven’t, there will be a great opportunity at Paul Booth Gallery in New York City in just a few weeks.
Paul Booth Gallery will open “May You Live in Interesting Times” on August 19; it’s a solo exhibition of recent drawings by artist Maria Kreyn. On view through September 9, the exhibition showcases Kreyn’s dynamic compositions in graphite and charcoal that explore themes of humanity with intense emotional depth. “The exhibition takes its name from a purported Chinese curse,” the gallery writes, “and while the works examine darkness, they do not dwell in the negative. [Kreyn’s] expressive use of light and shadow describe the passage of time, and repeatedly touch on the commonalities of the great themes of the human condition. Continue reading.