SITE131 opens the Spring season on April 10, 2019, with SIMPLY BOLD Abstractions. Curator|director Joan Davidow gathers dynamic international artists matched with national and area talent. To open the Dallas Art Fair’s signature weekend, SITE131 stages Open], a Performance by Nathalie Alfonso on Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at 5 pm at 131 Payne Street in the Dallas Design District. Three of the five artists will attend the opening.
For SIMPLY BOLD ABSTRACTIONS, Berliner SATI ZECH sets the stage with her irregularly shaped canvases painted in signature lush red tones. NATHALIE ALFONSO from Colombia mounts a performance piece with her brazen charcoal strokes and strong erasure marks. HARRIS CHOWDHARY of American-Pakistani heritage adds dimension with invented aluminum sculptures. Chicagoan TONY LEWIS uses graphite powder to draw charming bulbous shapes and interlocking text imagery. And Texan JASON KOEN’s intimate concrete rectangles line the walls. The exhibition runs through June 21, 2019.