The Hodges Taylor Art Consultancy in Charlotte, NC, will present an exhibit for the Democratic National Convention – Sept. 3-6, 2012, each day from 1-7pm.
Walk in the front entrance and a large scale USA greets you. Turn the corner and the gallery walls are covered with a variety of textures, colors and points of view.
To celebrate the 32nd year of their partnership with professional artists of the Southeast and to showcase those artists for the Democratic National Convention attendees from across the country, Hodges Taylor Art Consultancy has organized an exhibition of artwork by 53 Southeastern artists in its’ gallery space at 401 North Tryon Street – five blocks from the Arena. The exhibition features works on paper to large scale paintings, ceramic wall relief to 7 foot sculptures.
In addition to the exhibition, a continual showing of Jem Cohen’s “Gravity Hill Newsreels: Scenes of New York City Fall 2012″ will be featured on a monitor in the gallery space. It is a series of short films focusing on the Occupy Wall Street movement and the various actions in Zuccotti Park in NYC last fall.
The June issue of “Film Comment” magazine reviewed the “Gravity Hill Newsreels” saying: “Cohen’s atmospheric shorts distinguish themselves by an alert but restrained formal register – carefully constructed, intuitively cut, strikingly composed. (Cohen has the ability to concoct on-the-scene frames that are highly refined but not constricted, poised but not posed). The videos are observational, ethnographic even – and are less expository dispatches than airy patchworks, rhythmical distillations of Occupy as it was on the ground.”
For more information about the exhibition and the film showing, contact Christie Taylor, Hodges Taylor Art Consultancy by calling 704/334-3799 work or 704/574-4265 cell.