FRAGMENTED LAYERS

Works by Christy Aitken

Center for the Arts | Dalton Gallery

121 E. Main St. | Rock Hill, SC

 

Exhibition

May 3 - June 9, 2019
Reception
Thursday, May 9, 2019
5:30 -7:30 PM
DALTON GALLERY
FRAGMENTED LAYERS | Works by Christy Aitken

 

An exploration of our perceptions of life and its struggle.

Christy Aitken's paintings consist of isolated images that are juxtaposed within the picture plane. Parts of the paintings are deliberately left unfinished, accentuating emptiness. Contemplating mortality and our perceptions of life and its struggle are implied. Aitken uses lost and found lines as well as the haunting shape of the Loblolly Pine as a symbol of endurance. Our society struggles with the continued racism, intolerance, and abuse. Her figures are visual expression of these struggles. | caitkenart.com

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