In a fantastic world, each individual gallery in Nashville would participate in an artwork crawl on the To start with Saturday of the thirty day period. But ongoing problems about COVID-19 indicate that minimal-degree chaos reigns when it arrives to arranging throughout a city’s larger gallery scene. The cracks became a lot more obvious this thirty day period when the Fourth of July getaway weekend split Nashville’s gallery neighborhood in half. A bunch of galleries held Saturday receptions previous week, but some notable spaces opted to maintain off until eventually July 9.
The Red Arrow Gallery will open a present of new paintings by Julian Rogers Saturday night. Rogers had a solo exhibit at the gallery back in 2019, but has taken a phase again from portray to vacation and camp. This new collection options photos of cloudy skies that originate as photos, which the artist manipulates digitally and then turns into oil-on-canvas paintings. The results are occasionally spectacular abstract pictures developed with real looking painting tactics knowledgeable by otherworldly palettes. End by the opening reception on Saturday concerning 6 and 9 p.m.
Unrequited Leisure opens a new two-man or woman video clip exhibit on Saturday night. Sarah Lasley’s quick experimental films take a look at the intersection of feminist themes and pop society, generally with a welcome and profitable feeling of humor. George Jenne’s video clips are sometimes preoccupied with flicks or foodstuff, and they normally element textual content or narration and bizarre performances. Jenne’s stuff can be funny as well, and he and Lasley will make a great match in Unrequited Leisure’s cozy digs at The Packing Plant. Unrequited Leisure is open from 11 a.m. till 6 p.m. on Saturdays, and its official opening reception is from 5 right until 8 p.m.
The Modfellows Gallery Wedgewood-Houston outpost at The Packing Plant opened its new exhibit of collages by Scott Zieher on Thursday, June 30, and they’ll also be open this Saturday night for the Second Saturday evening shenanigans. Zieher — of ZieherSmith Gallery — is a poet and an artist in his very own appropriate, and these collages juxtapose things from midcentury marketing with images from art heritage on vintage letterhead stationery. Record, memory and nostalgia mix listed here to make new meanings and messages.
Also this Saturday, Grooves From the Deep, and the House Math of George Clinton will land at Cëcret by Cë Gallery on Houston Street. (Certainly, that George Clinton.) Study far more about that in our Critics’ Picks.