Private Reception: December 15, 2016, 6 - 8 pm. | Public Opening: December 16, 2016, 6 - 8 pm.
Seraphin Gallery is proud to present Curved Locators: New Paintings and Drawings, a solo exhibition by Paul Fabozzi. The exhibition will open on December 16th and run through January 29th, with a public opening will be held on December 16th from 6pm to 8pm. We will also be hosting a private reception on Thursday, December 15th, for our friends in the art community-- please contact us if you are interested in attending.
Fabozzi's constructed compositions are inspired not only by the contemporary and iconic aesthetic of cultural place, but also by the felt presence of the foundation-- a historic lineage, deciphered through architecture, reflecting a part of a whole. Breaking down these vertical layers, Fabozzi disseminates this information in the form of two-dimensional investigations that allow for patterns of light, a vocal color palette, and reinvented spatial planes. Each work is a site-specific piece that is cultivated through an intuitive connection from his explorations in cities across the world such as London, Rome, Berlin, Istanbul, New York, and Rio de Janeiro. New works from this series, Curved Locators, encourage the viewer to become enveloped in the artist's space, and dive into Fabozzi's process-- a practice where pilgrimage, meditation, division, then addition occurs resulting in geometric complexities enlisting the building blocks of visual language: line, shape, and color.
"Perambulating with intensity and openness, Fabozzi explores universal themes of power, nostalgia, and imagined possibilities while intentionally setting himself in dialogue with monuments that give individual and collective meaning to our cultures, and the world at large. The result is a series of elegant, playful, and seductive paintings and drawings that evoke the enormous energy and intensity of their time and place."
-Excerpt from The Pensive City: Transience and Convergence Beyond Space, by Parves Mohsin
Paul Fabozzi received his BFA from Alfred University in New York and his MFA from the University of Pennsylvania. He is also affiliated with SUNY Buffalo in Siena, Italy and the University of Georgia in Cortona, Italy. His works have been featured in many solo and group exhibitions in cities throughout the United States and Europe including New York, Rome, London and Los Angeles. His work is featured in the public collections of the San Diego Museum of Art, the New York Public Library, the University of Pennsylvania, and many corporate collections. He is currently a Professor of the Fine Arts at St. John’s University in Queens, New York.