Robert Birmelin, John Thornton’s Video Interview and “Conversations with the Different” Exhibition

John Thornton interviews and discusses Robert Birmelin in his newest video, Robert Birmelin’s Life in Artwork earlier than his upcoming exhibition on the Stanek Gallery in Philadelphia (reception on Saturday, March 4)

Robert Birmelin, who will flip 90 in November, is a significant American artist identified notably for his work of New York Metropolis crowds. In Philadelphia, he’s represented by the Stanek Gallery. I wrote an intensive interview with Robert Birmelin a number of years in the past you can learn right here, interview-with-robert-birmelin.

Robert Birmelin has been a vastly necessary figurative painter displaying at many main galleries, from the Steady Gallery in New York Metropolis within the Sixties to the Peter Findlay Gallery within the early 2000s. All through his lengthy profession, Birmelin has had quite a few solo exhibitions and significant evaluations in main publications, see (see right here for his web site)

Robert Birmelin, Suburb (Reversible),2002. Acrylic on canvas, 36 x 48 inches

The Stanek Gallery press launch states:

His prolific and expansive follow makes use of varied mediums and covers many themes, together with actual property, crowds, time, divergent relationships, disruptions, and a number of views. The works gathered in “Conversations with the Different” specific the sentiment of an outsider wanting in on scenes with a number of areas of focus quite than a single point of interest. They dare the viewer to look after which look once more to seek out the disruptions inside the unique narrative.

A web-based exhibit of the work may be considered from this link.

RSVPs are required to entry the gallery, you’ll be able to register for the occasion by contacting Stanek Gallery.