Saturday, May 17, 2008

Kevin Kepple at Addison Ripley

May 17 , 2008 - June 21, 2008
Kevin Kepple
New Work
Glue Media and Ink Paintings on Panel

I took a sneak peak in the window of Addison Ripley tonight of the current exhibition. I was fascinated with the surfaces of the Kevin Kepple paintings that I saw. I'll definitely return to see them during gallery hours.

Kevin Kepple
utilizes a unique combination of assorted glues, handmixed inks, and varnishes to create his richly textured, luminescent abstract paintings. While these works may at first appear to be comprised of random and haphazard patterns, the fluidity and immediacy reveals itself to be thoughtfully applied and deliberately weaved. Amazingly, the movement, energy, and emotion conveyed by Kepple's work is in direct contrast to his chosen medium. Kepple is a Washington, DC, based artist who grew up in rural southwestern Pennsylvania.

1670 Wisconsin Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20007 | Tel: 202.338.5180 | Fax: 202.338.2341 | Hours: Tues.-Sat. 11am-6pm

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