WHAT: “I Kan Do Dat” is a major exhibition curated by Daniel Simmons and Oshun Layne, featuring over 85 contemporary abstract artists at Rush Arts Gallery (Chelsea), Skylight Gallery (Bedstuy Restoration Plaza), and Salena Gallery (Long Island University Downtown).
I Kan Do Dat explores contemporary abstraction through drawing, painting, collage, printmaking and sculpture. This exhibition showcases the range of visual vocabulary within the language of abstraction. Using large-scale physical brush strokes, intricate visual symbols, layering of mediums and alternative materials the artists in I Kan Do Dat showcase universal truths. Drawing from numerous cultural and spiritual backgrounds, lines, shapes, and forms all have meanings that become truly personal to everyone.
WHEN: Opening Reception: Saturday, 1.18.14 | 4-6P; Exhibition Closing: Saturday, 2.22.14
WHERE: Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Plaza’s Skylight Gallery, 1368 Fulton Street, 3rd Fl,
HOW MUCH: Free