The Guild Hall Museum in East Hampton, New York, will exhibit Slavins “Intersections”: paintings and the related outdoor woven colored translucent sculptures. Summer 2014.
Intersections: Aerial views of abstracted urban plans.
A new series of paintings that reference work Slavin’s successfully exhibited in the mid 1970s. Like the early pieces these paintings are pencil grid based, with layers of lush transparent stained colors. The X provides a recognizable entrance into this abstract world, as the viewer's eye scans and jumps from color to color slowly entering into the depth of the painting.
Slavin is also working on a group of large scale indoor and outdoor sculptural screens using this luminous chromatic overlapping format.
All of Slavin's work use elements from the natural world. Working in a wide range of material, including paint, metals, etched glass, concrete and terrazzo, her forms weave an interplay of silhouettes and shadows. Her current work consists of painting, sculpture, ornamental fences, gates, railings, floor inlays, room dividers, etched glass windscreens.
Arlene Slavin Studio - www.arleneslavin.com