'The Lie of the Land' paintings on display at FDU’s Edward Williams Gallery
Above: "Now etched into the radiant surface" by Meredeth Turshen.
Teaneck, N.J. (February 25, 2016) — ‘The Lie of the Land,” a collection of paintings by Meredeth Turshen will be on display at the Edward Williams Gallery on Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Metropolitan Campus from Monday, February 29 through Friday, April 1, 2016.
A reception will be held on Sunday, March 13, 2016, from 2-4 p.m.
The Gallery is located in FDU’s Edward Williams Hall, 150 Kotte Place, Hackensack, N.J. Gallery hours are Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., and Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. There is no admission charge. For directions and for more information, call 201-692-2449.
About the Artist
“The Lie of the Land” is a visually evocative and illuminating exhibition devoted to Turshen’s recent work. The exhibition shows new bold, layered and textured paintings in oil on paper, with traces of pastel and graphite. Her pieces radiate light and draw inspiration from the environment, and their titles are taken from the poems of contemporary women poets.
Turshen’s artwork is reflected on nature in landscape and still life, on the grace, whimsy and mystery of the human figure and on the magic and tensions in relations between people. She likes to represent these ideas nonfiguratively in abstract compositions. Her images are often drawn from close observation of her surrounding at the basis of layered work.
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