The Physical and the Temporal: Two Shows at Agora Gallery of Form & Context – NYC

In two exhibitions at Agora Gallery, The Persistence of Form and The Manifestation of Milieu, we are forced to contemplate both our individuality and what ties us to the world around us. In The Persistence of Form, a talented collection of painters and sculptors combine efforts to explore physicality: whether in the form of humans, wildlife, or man-made structures. These artists draw from a variety of styles and backgrounds in order to present their subjects with great care and extraordinary energy. Neighboring in the gallery, the exhibition The Manifestation of Milieu explores what lies beneath and behind the subject. Environments, whether geographical, temporal, or conceptual, fill the walls in staggering explorations of color and energy. Together, the two exhibitions feed off of each other to present a fully formed story about what it means to exist physically within a world, and what it means for a world to exist without physicality.

The exhibitions open on December 1st and will run until December 22nd, 2015. The opening reception will take place Thursday, December 3rd, from 6-8 PM. The exhibition and opening reception are open to the public.

Exhibition Dates: December 1, 2015 – December 22, 2015

Reception: Thursday December 3, 2015, 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Gallery Hours: Tues-Sat 11-6

Gallery Location: 530 West 25th St, Chelsea, New York

Event URL:  http://www.agora-gallery.com/receptionexhibitions/12_3_2015.aspx

Featured Artists:

The Manifestation of Milieu

Rocco Cardinale | Margaret Raven | Lex Heilijgers | Aleksandar Bunčić | Bettina Caro | Judy Zimbert | Oliwia Biela | Carolina Brave | mj loftus | Radoslaw Zipper | Betty Neely | Vibeke Lillefjære | Tao Jiang | Terry Firkins | James Falciano | Dario Vukorepa

Persistence of Form

Jieting Chen | Zoe Summer | Mark Salevitz | Esther Gracia Marques | Gabriel Landry | Lida Boonstra | JCK | Ron Robidoux | Stephen Najda | Esther Insa | Richard Page | MOZER | Helgi Gíslason | L.A. Cline | Arlette Zurbuchen

About Agora Gallery

Agora Gallery is a contemporary fine art gallery located in the heart of Chelsea’s fine art district in New York. Established in 1984, Agora Gallery specializes in connecting art dealers and collectors with national and international artists. The art gallery’s expert consultants are available to assist corporate and private clients in procuring original artwork to meet their organization’s specific needs and budget requirements. With a strong online presence and popular online gallery, ARTmine, coupled with the spacious and elegant physical gallery space, the work of our talented artists, who work in diverse media and styles, can receive the attention it deserves. Over the years Agora Gallery has sponsored and catered to special events aimed at fostering social awareness and promoting the use of art to help those in need.

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