Installation Views

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Works

Painting "Patchouli Magoo" by Ellen Berkenblit, 2020. Painting titled "Gloves To Love" by Ellen Berkenblit, 2020. Painting titled "Tiger Tails" by Ellen Berkenblit, 2020. Painting titled "Tuesday" by Ellen Berkenblit, 2019.Painting titled "Apple Green" by Ellen Berkenblit, 2019.Painting titled "Little Blue" by Ellen Berkenblit, 2019.Painting titled "The Room" by Ellen Berkenblit, 2019.Painting titled "View Through" by Ellen Berkenblit, 2019. painting titled "The Missing Peacock Feather" by Ellen Berkenblit, 2019.Painting titled "Plastic Fantastic" by Ellen Berkenblit, 2019.Painting titled "Vert" by Ellen Berkenblit, 2019.

Press Release

Ellen Berkenblit

Sistergarden

February 20 –
June 15, 2020

Ellen Berkenblit’s eighth solo exhibition at Anton Kern Gallery, Sistergarden, populates the main space with eleven large-scale paintings that form a dizzying daisy-chain of faces.

Each face emerges from a velvety abyss with unbridled intensity and a noticeable shift in palette. The artist’s signature electric colors now merge with earth tones and twilight blues. This otherworldly color language, coupled with formal choices in cropping, creates a subplot of intrigue. Berkenblit’s compositions intentionally exclude narrative attributes, allowing the viewer to focus on the emotional qualities of paint application, brushstroke, and shape.

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