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Sharon Wolpoff and Tammra Sigler: Geometry and Other Myths April 1 - May 28, 2017

Tammra Sigler, Portrait of Sharon Wolpoff

Tammra Sigler, Portrait of Sharon Wolpoff (1997). Courtesy of Sharon Wolpoff
 

Sharon Wolpoff, Alley Back of 2nd Street, 2011
Sharon Wolpoff, Alley Back of 2nd Street, 2011. Oil on linen, 38 x 3 0 in.
Sharon Wolpoff, Alley Back of 2nd Street, 2011. Photocollage, 8.5 x 6.5 in.

 

Tammra Sigler, A Very Serious Garden, Green, 2016.
Tammra Sigler, A Very Serious Garden, Green, 2016. Acrylic and mixed media on Arches Oil paper, 51.5 x 51.5 in. Courtesy of the artist.

 

Sharon Wolpoff, Marco and Lou and the Stinky Cheese

Sharon Wolpoff, Marco and Lou and the Stinky Cheese, III, 2016. Monotype, 7.75 x 10 in.

 

Tammra Sigler, A Very Serious Garden, Invaded

Tammra Sigler, A Very Serious Garden, Invaded, 2016. Acrylic and mixed media on Arches Oil paper, 51.5 x 52 in. Courtesy of the artist.

 

Sharon Wolpoff, Marco Serving Spaghetti

Sharon Wolpoff, Marco Serving Spaghetti, 2016. Monotype, 10 x 7.5 in.

 

Tamara Sigler, A Very Serious Garden, Mid-Day

Tamara Sigler, A Very Serious Garden, Mid-Day, 2016. Acrylic and mixed media on Arches Oil paper, 51.5 x 50 in. Courtesy of the artist.

 

Exhibition Overview

At first glance the art of Sharon Wolpoff has little in common with the art of Tammra Sigler. Wolpoff is a painter of carefully composed scenes from life, suffused with light and heightened color. Sigler is an expressionist artist who is known for improvisation and bravura brushwork. However, similarities and contrasts emerge in their work as they engage with three different paths to knowledge of the world: geometry, psychology, and spirituality. Sigler's work starts with geometry as a foundation and moves away from it towards the emotional, while Wolpoff's work begins with an emotional response and moves towards the underlying geometry or structure. Both artists have beautifully structured artwork, and their uses of structure have psychological and spiritual functions, as well.

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Gallery Talk with Tammra Sigler and Sharon Wolpoff

April 1, 5:00
Learn more about the artists and their friendship behind the exhibition Geometry and Other Myths with Tammra Sigler, Sharon Wolpoff.