Water's Edge: Reflections & Refractions

Jul 3, 2018 - Aug 7, 2018

Water's Edge: Reflections & Refractions

The new Southampton art gallery, Noted, curated & owned by newlyweds Lizzy Fraser Murray and Carl Murray, will host the opening Reception of the group exhibition, “Water’s Edge: Reflections & Refractions.” The show will run from July 3 through August 7 and displays works by internationally acclaimed artists Barbara Vaughn, Rex Ashlock & Hans Van de Bovenkamp.

 

Barbara Vaughn’s photographs instill in their audience a simultaneous sense of excitement and contemplation. The exhibit showcases Vaughn’s work in which water is both subject and co-creator, reflecting a representation of form that lends itself to a myriad of possible understandings and appreciation. Through the artist’s hand and masterful lens, Vaughn abstracts and elevates quotidian visual narratives to the realm of the surreal.

 

The canvases of Rex Ashlock invite us to see the world through a literal perspective that can only be imagined: that of a seagull. From a bird’s-eye view, the artist’s mind is given voice in oil depictions of coast-lines that subtly depict images of lovers swimming, stormy skies and bathing women. The artist’s waves generously function in tandem as invitation and screen to the voyeur’s gaze.

 

Through their use of water, Vaughn and Ashlock challenge our visual vernacular. The works are complemented by the galleries standing display of Hans Van de Bovenkamps’ work whose transcendent sculpture arguably serve as accolades to metaphysics.

 

Water's Edge: Reflections & Refractions
The new Southampton art gallery, Noted, curated & owned by newlyweds Lizzy Fraser Murray and Carl Murray, will host the opening Reception of the group exhibition, “Water’s Edge: Reflections & Refractions.” The show will run from July 3 through August 7 and displays works by internationally acclaimed artists Barbara Vaughn, Rex Ashlock & Hans Van de Bovenkamp. Barbara Vaughn’s photographs instill in their audience a simultaneous sense of excitement and contemplation. The exhibit showcases Vaughn’s work in which water is both subject and co-creator, reflecting a representation of form that lends itself to a myriad of possible understandings and appreciation. Through the artist’s hand and masterful lens, Vaughn abstracts and elevates quotidian visual narratives to the realm of the surreal. The canvases of Rex Ashlock invite us to see the world through a literal perspective that can only be imagined: that of a seagull. From a bird’s-eye view, the artist’s mind is given voice in oil depictions of coast-lines that subtly depict images of lovers swimming, stormy skies and bathing women. The artist’s waves generously function in tandem as invitation and screen to the voyeur’s gaze. Through their use of water, Vaughn and Ashlock challenge our visual vernacular. The works are complemented by the galleries standing display of Hans Van de Bovenkamps’ work whose transcendent sculpture arguably serve as accolades to metaphysics.
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Noted Gallery
Southampton
NY
2018-07-03T00:00:00.0000000+00:00
2018-08-07T00:00:00.0000000+00:00
Ganesh, 2014
Hans Van de Bovenkamp

Ganesh, 2014

Hand Fabricated Bronze Patina

14 x 9 x 7.50 in

Triangle, 2012
Hans Van de Bovenkamp

Triangle, 2012

Bronze patina

23 x 36 x 8 in

Two Swimmers, Double Horizon, 1975
Rex Ashlock

Two Swimmers, Double Horizon, 1975

Oil on canvas

65.18 x 48.18 in

La Mer(e), 1976
Rex Ashlock

La Mer(e), 1976

Oil on canvas

52 x 44 in

Eplipleon, 2013 (6/7)
Barbara Vaughn

Eplipleon, 2013 (6/7)

UV pigment on dibond

40 x 60 in

Vicinato II, 2012 (1/5)
Barbara Vaughn

Vicinato II, 2012 (1/5)

Archival pigment print

42 x 56 in

Plotos, 2013 (1/5)
Barbara Vaughn

Plotos, 2013 (1/5)

Archival pigment print

32 x 48 in

Apollo, 2014
Hans Van de Bovenkamp

Apollo, 2014

Hand Fabricated Bronze Patina

13 x 6.25 x 4.50 in

Free Fall, 2014
Hans Van de Bovenkamp

Free Fall, 2014

Bronze patina

16 x 18 x 8 in

Swimmer by Rocky Shore No. 2, 1975
Rex Ashlock

Swimmer by Rocky Shore No. 2, 1975

Oil on paper

17 x 14 in

Large Figure in the Sea, 1975
Rex Ashlock

Large Figure in the Sea, 1975

Oil on canvas

80 x 70 in

Corniche 2V, 2017 (2/5)
Barbara Vaughn

Corniche 2V, 2017 (2/5)

UV pigment on dibond

40 x 30 in

Synthesi 2, 2015 (1/5)
Barbara Vaughn

Synthesi 2, 2015 (1/5)

Archival pigment print

44 x 44 in

Burano, 2012 (1/5)
Barbara Vaughn

Burano, 2012 (1/5)

Archival pigment print

42 x 60 in

Blue Surfboard, 2018
Jean-Michel Andriot

Blue Surfboard, 2018

28.50 x 20.50 in

Cedilla Rising, 2013
Hans Van de Bovenkamp

Cedilla Rising, 2013

Bronze patina

116 x 16.50 x 16.50 in

The Birds, 1975
Rex Ashlock

The Birds, 1975

Oil on canvas

60 x 50 in

The Sea, 1975, 76, 78
Rex Ashlock

The Sea, 1975, 76, 78

Oil on canvas

60 x 50 in

Apokopes II, 2014 (1/5)
Barbara Vaughn

Apokopes II, 2014 (1/5)

Archival pigment print

40 x 30 in

Tessera II, 2012 (1/5)
Barbara Vaughn

Tessera II, 2012 (1/5)

Archival pigment print

58 x 46 in

Korali (1/5)
Barbara Vaughn

Korali (1/5)

Archival pigment print

54 x 42 in

Red Passion, 2013
Hans Van de Bovenkamp

Red Passion, 2013

Painted stainless steel

11 x 16 x 3 in

Grass in the Wind (Sussman Gate), 2013
Hans Van de Bovenkamp

Grass in the Wind (Sussman Gate), 2013

Painted stainless steel

10 x 13.50 x 4.50 in

Twilight & Night, 1976
Rex Ashlock

Twilight & Night, 1976

Oil on canvas

50 x 40 in

Seascape with Pink Reflections, 1981
Rex Ashlock

Seascape with Pink Reflections, 1981

Oil on paper

18.75 x 16 in

Kinklidoma II, 2012
Barbara Vaughn

Kinklidoma II, 2012

Archival pigment print

28 x 40 in

Pania, 2013 (1/5)
Barbara Vaughn

Pania, 2013 (1/5)

Archival pigment print

32 x 60 in

Simaia III (1/5)
Barbara Vaughn

Simaia III (1/5)

Archival pigment print

40 x 50 in

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