“Dan Gorski: Hard Edge, Then and Now”

The paintings seen in “Dan Gorski: Hard Edge, Then and Now” feature colorful monochromatic, geometric shapes and clean lines. In Poon’s Pajamas (detail seen above), created in 1964, during his last year at Yale, where he earned a master’s in fine arts, solid blue, red, pink and green shapes fill the canvas. That was a time of change for Gorski, who took a dramatic turn in style, embracing large-scale works emphasizing color, movement and the flatness of the canvas. It was a style that had then been recently dubbed Hard Edge. “Then and Now” includes a chronological look at Gorski’s work from the early 1960s to the present. It shows his evolving aesthetic and focus moving from abstract and pop art to Hard Edge.

There’s an opening reception 6 to 8 p.m. January 10. Regular gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. Through February 15. Wade Wilson Art, 4411 Montrose. For information, call 713-521-2977 or visit wadewilsonart.com. Free.
Tuesdays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Starts: Jan. 10. Continues through Feb. 15, 2014

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