“Strong Paintings: Works by Freda Coffing Tschumy”

Audrey Love Gallery

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A Visit with Freda Coffing Tschumy, by Dindy Yokel

On-View September 9 - October 21

For decades, locals and visitors have enjoyed Freda Coffing Tchumy’s commissioned works at Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden (2005) and the Miami-Dade metro system University of Miami stop (1983). Strong Paintings is the first comprehensive survey on the work of this local sculptor and Master of bronze casting. The curatorial focus is put on the gestural, painterly quality of the artist’s experiments, that result in sculptures and two-dimensional objects where she combines bronze and other materials.

 

Freda Coffing Tschumy /Series: Dark Matter, 2008-2009 Image courtesy of the artist  

Freda Coffing Tschumy /Series: Dark Matter, 2008-2009

Image courtesy of the artist

 


“Monolith: The Abasi Rosborough Collection”

Swenson Gallery

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MONOLITH by Abasi Rosborough, by Tanya Melendez Escalante

On-View September 9 - October 2

This exhibition showcases the Spring/Summer 2016 collection of designer duo Abdul Abasi and Greg Rosborough inspired by East-West/West-East, a public art installation of bronze monoliths by Richard Serra in the Qatari desert. As colors and textures in the garments communicate this unique life experience, their collection is a perfect embodiment of public art inspiring the creative economy. In a recent New York Times Magazine article, Greg Rosborough states: “when you’re starting a brand, you have to be a product of your own experiences” – expect more from his talk at the Bakehouse!  

Abasi Rosborough: SS16 Monolith/Horus 15/Image courtesy of Abasi Rosborough

Abasi Rosborough: SS16 Monolith/Horus 15/Image courtesy of Abasi Rosborough