Gallery Henoch is putting on artist Todd Kenyon’s debut show in New York, Endless Summer. A reception for the artist will be held Thursday, March 22nd, 6-8 pm. The event is free and open to the public.
From the press release: "Taking inspiration from the seminal film of the same name, Todd Kenyon’s Endless Summer conjures the carefree exuberance of a perfect day spent on a deserted beach. Kenyon’s unfettered paintings balance air, water and earth, with luminous attention to detail. Amongst the crashing waves and foaming surf, broad bands of blue, white and sandy hues evoke color field painting, not least because Kenyon tends to work large, which gives his paintings a sublimely immersive quality. While Kenyon traveled extensively from Tahiti to Hawaii to paint the ocean for this show, he can also see the Pacific Ocean from his Laguna Beach art studio. Indeed, Kenyon walks along the beach or paddle-boards nearly every day, and his eloquent paintings of the ocean are very much informed by this intimate relationship with the water. Working with oil glazes and washes, Kenyon builds up his compositions in incremental layers, giving form to the momentary ebb and flow of tireless waves.
Endless Summer will also include a new work from Todd Kenyon’s popular Ocean Series, an arrangement of circular canvases that break up the picture plane into dots of blue-green ocean and off-white sea foam. On their own, each dot has a minimalist appearance. But taken together, this work reveals the complete image of the sea."
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