PAINTINGS AND WORKS ON PAPER
OCTOBER 2 – OCTOBER 31, 2020
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 2 FROM 10 – 6 PM
Page Bond Gallery is proud to announce Peri Schwartz’s seventh solo exhibition at Page Bond Gallery, Paintings and Works on Paper. Schwartz’s trademark tessellations of her studio environment offer a meditative entry into an everyday setting. Her oeuvre can be seen as an extended exercise that reveals a boundless reserve of compositions, colors and surfaces. These works invite viewers to enter into a compositional puzzle of sorts, as each form’s history is visible in the traces of grid lines, or the ghosts of objects Schwartz has decided to obscure or remove at some point in her process. These paintings or “vignettes” of quotidian life experience prize the simple elegance of forms, color, and the extraordinary capabilities of negative
Peri Schwartz received her BFA from Boston University’s School of Fine Arts, and earned an MFA from Queens College. Her paintings, prints and drawings focus on composition and the interplay of color, light and space. Selected collections of note include the Bibliotheque Nationale de France, Paris, France; the Library of Congress, Washington, DC; the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles; the
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY; and the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK. Schwartz currently lives and works in New Rochelle, NY.