Parting Shot: January 2012 | Visual Art | Hudson Valley | Hudson Valley; Chronogram
Pin It
Favorite

Parting Shot: January 2012 


Henry Klimowicz creates objects exclusively out of “unimportant materials”; namely, corrugated cardboard. With this everyday castoff, Klimowicz achieves what amounts to a transfiguration of the commonplace. His installations of curled, cut, and crushed cardboard bring the material to a higher plane, beyond the simple art status of a Duchamp toilet to something touching the sublime. According to Klimowicz, his work is “a statement about the possible—that all things can be redeemed, often for more than what was deposited.” An exhibit of Klimowicz’s recent work in corrugated cardboard will be shown January 4 through February 2 at the Tremaine Gallery at the Hotchkiss School in Lakeville, Connecticut.

An opening reception will be held on Saturday, January 7, from 4 to 6 pm. (860) 435-4423; www.hotchkiss.org/arts.

Portfolio: www.henryklimowicz.com.
click to enlarge Henry Klimowicz, Circle #1, corrugated cardboard, 72” x 72”, 2008.
  • Henry Klimowicz, Circle #1, corrugated cardboard, 72” x 72”, 2008.

Speaking of...

Pin It
Favorite

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Readers also liked…

Hudson Valley Events

submit event

Auditions for New Paltz School of Ballet's The Nutcracker

Sat., Sept. 23 and Sun., Sept. 24 — Please see website for details and times....
The Work of Wayne Montecalvo For Kingston's Art Walk @ Studio375

The Work of Wayne Montecalvo For Kingston's Art Walk

Sat., Sept. 23, 12-4 p.m. and Sun., Sept. 24, 12-4 p.m. — The D.R.A.W. (Department of Regional Ar Workers) in collaboration with school work/study...

View all of today's events

Latest in Visual Art

  • Olana, with The Ancram Opera House, presents an original play in landscape
  • Olana, with The Ancram Opera House, presents an original play in landscape

    Performing Olana: Frederic Church living his art Olana and Ancram Opera House collaborate to produce a theater performance specifically created to take place in the landscape of the historic site. The dramatic work draws inspiration from Frederic Church’s paintings, letters, family life and the celebrated landscape and is presented as an immersive theater experience in which performer and audience journey together into Church's art. FRI 6PM | SAT 2PM, 4PM, 6PM | SUN 2PM, 4PM, 6PM Member: $10, Non-Member: $15, Family (up to 5): $40
    • Sep 21, 2017
  • Fall for Art, Juried Art Show, Sale & Fundraising Reception
  • Fall for Art, Juried Art Show, Sale & Fundraising Reception

    Fall for Art, a juried art show, sale and fundraising reception (hosted by the Jewish Federation of Ulster County) Thursday, September 7th at The Chateau in Kingston, 5:00-9:00 pm, features 29 area artists. Reservations: ($45 p/p) at www.fallforart.org, or 845-338-8131.
    • Sep 7, 2017
  • More »

Related to Visual Art

More by Brian K. Mahoney

Hudson Valley Tweets