Old Is New
Three artists have mined the past to create something distinctly modern for space125gallerys Old Is New. Anthony Thompson Shumates Shell Final uses the age-old art of stained glass to show a Shell Oil sign towering over trees. Catherine Colangelos paintings mimic the look of illustrations on medieval manuscripts; in one untitled piece, four large circles intersect, creating a mishmash of turquoise, gold, red, gray and black. Robbie Austins Golden Bliss, made with reassembled yearbooks, depicts the silhouette of a hand-holding couple standing atop a rainbow and a green heart, among other doodles. This is definitely much better than the Sorry, I wrote up your crack messages in our books.
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