RUTH CLELAND exhibits recent work in "New Urban Realists" at the Eastern Southland Gallery from 13 December 2014 - 15 February and later at the Millenium Gallery in Marlborough from 21 March - 27 April 2015.
The exhibition explores aspects of everyday urban life and features painters who specialise in photo-realism each offering images that confront the viewer with familiar aspects of contemporary urban reality. The timeless aspect of the New Zealand landscape is well served by good practitioners, but the painters in this instance have chosen to engage with the essential essence of city life - by way of frozen moments in time. To this end the three invited artists celebrate the street-scape and motorway, the parking building and the shopping mall. These painters focus on the functionality of structures and spaces - many of these eerily devoid of human presence.
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