"Beguiled by Caravaggio"
June 1-July 20, 2018
Vernissage Saturday June 2 6:00-8:00
Adah Rose Gallery
3766 Howard Ave
Kensington MD 20895
Thursday-Sunday 12-5:30 and always by appointment
The universe is a place of infinite possibility and beauty in the elegant works of Joan Belmar. In "Beguiled by Caravaggio" Joan draws inspiration from the Italian Master's use of light and darkness, and creates his own abstract works that investigate the metaphorical meanings of the color black. In this new body of work, Joan's paintings are more simplified, more minimal, but still allude to the rich layerings of culture, science, maps, and planets, while retaining a sense of mystery. There is a luminosity, a sumptuous velvety black; a sense of infinity.