art review

Renee Robbins

Under Pressure by Renee Robbins

‘Under Pressure’

Renee Robbins‘ paintings, recently on display at the Union League Club, teem with rainbow colors and psychedelic beauty.  Fantastical yet elemental forms splay across the canvas in a random fashion that recalls a microscopic slide.  Bold, sinuous forms combine in complex ways, their tentacles and ganglia looking radiant and menacing at the same time. More

Rebecca Moy

Rebecca Moy, "Hummingbird" (detail), © 2013 Celia Her City

“Hummingbird” (detail).

Each month the Union League Club exhibits the work of a contemporary artist on its third-floor landing.  The shows are usually of paintings, as many or few as can fit on the two walls set aside to accommodate them.  Works are for sale and hang there for a month, creating favorable conditions for a low-key aesthetic encounter.  A month is a goodly amount of time to get to know a painting and let the impressions sink in.

This month, the featured artist has been Rebecca Moy.  I must say I have really enjoyed her paintings. More