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UNBORN SUN

When: 
December 14, 2019 4:00 pm to February 07, 2020 4:00 pm
Where: 

The Leonhardt Galleries

Berkshire Botanical Garden proudly presents UNBORN SUN, THE PAINTINGS OF JOHN GORDON GAULD on display December 14 through February 7 in the Center House Leonhardt Galleries. 

A New York City based artist, John Gordon Gauld’s compositions depict assemblages that seem unintentional at first, but with sustained attention, reveal a myriad of calculated, symbolic associations. Gauld incorporates water gilding into his work, a labor-intensive process requiring many steps to achieve the desired effect, and for many of his works, the he employs rare, historic pigments—cinnabar, lapis lazuli, malachite, and madder root, to name a few. In combination, these pigments produce a unique visual experience that beckons time-honored, firsthand observation as he references an artistic timeline spanning more than four thousand years. "My painting practice is founded on technique and allegory. I am connected to the past through the rituals of the old masters and to the present through an investigation of life's contemporary issues."

Gallery Events:
Saturday, December 14, 4 - 6:30 p.m. — Gallery Reception
Saturday, January 19, 2 - 4 p.m. — Meet the Artist Gallery Event and Tea Service

Gallery Hours:
Weekdays, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. and weekends, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Admission to the Galleries is free.
The Galleries will be closed December 24 through January 1. 

 

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