Harman Tasks is happy to current Inner Romance, a solo exhibition by Montreal-primarily based artist Marie-Claude Marquis. The exhibition will be Marquis’ debut solo presentation in New York Town and will mark the grand opening of Harman Assignments.
Through her bold and trustworthy statements appearing as hand painted text on the surfaces of nostalgic vintage plates, Marquis finds typical ground with the viewer. Not only do these acquainted objects sense as if they have been conjured immediately from an aged memory, but the artist’s text demonstrates quite a few of our interior most views and emotions. Commenting on culture, sexuality and a host of topical themes, her irreverent typographic interventions just take on new indicating when paired with their a lot more traditional canvases.
For Interior Romance, Marquis’ get the job done has shifted in concentrate from themes of interpersonal adore to self-adore. Right after quite a few exhibitions checking out strategies relating to dating and breakups Inner Romance is a reflection on the artist’s freshly made marriage with herself. In just this new context, the perform turns into positive affirmations and mantras. In By yourself Not Lonely, the artist reminds us that your greatest china ought to not be reserved for the satisfaction of many others, but that it is equally suited for meal for a single.
In addition to her signature operate on ceramic plates, the artist will be exhibiting embroideries on vintage-needle details and velveteen materials. The centerpiece of the gallery will be a maximalist, supper table set up produced precisely for the exhibition.
Be sure to join Harman Jobs on Saturday, June 18th from 6pm to 8pm for the opening of Interior Romance. The artist will be in attendance. The exhibition will be on view Saturday, June 18th to Saturday, July 9th.