This Week: November 2 – 8

THURSDAY
Vicente Hernández, The Tower and the Utophy, 2013. Oil on canvas, 31 1/4 x 39 1/4 inches.

Vicente Hernández, The Tower and the Utophy, 2013. Oil on canvas, 31 1/4 x 39 1/4 inches.

 

LACA Projects, 1429 Bryant Street
6-9 p.m.
We’be been looking forward to the opening of this exhibition since we saw Vicente Hernández’s work in early September at the McColl Center for Art + Innovation. To cap off his fall residency at McColl, the internationally acclaimed Cuban painter will show work in his first solo exhibition in Charlotte, showcasing his highly detailed, dreamlike paintings.
2 Williams at Davidson

Kent Williams, Romantique, 2014. Oil on canvas, 48 x 48 inches.

Reception for Kent Williams: Native Bone and Far to Home
The Van Every/Smith Galleries at Davidson College
6-8 p.m.
The dynamic paintings of Kent Williams contain both abstract and representational elements and are chock full of rich, lovely brushstrokes. This exhibition, containing work from 2007 to the present by the Lose Angeles artist, is sure to turn us all into painting lovers.
SATURDAY
Brian Rutenberg

Brian Rutenberg, Reeds Rise, 2015. Oil on Linen, 48 x 82 inches.

Jerald Melberg Gallery, 625 South Sharon Amity Road
11 a.m.
Painter Brian Rutenberg opens his next solo exhibition in Charlotte with a morning lecture with coffee and light breakfast snacks. The New York artist has deep roots in the coastal Carolinas and references those humid, thick vistas in his large scale abstract landscape paintings. Rutenberg has garnered a reputation as an engaging, conversational, and knowledgeable speaker, so this artist talk is not to be missed!
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