A mysterious Polaroid verges on jarring abstraction in Instant, 2021, as dark grey patches of “damaged” emulsion appear to rend a light-dappled oceanscape.
Each of these works host a unique backstory that celebrates their existence and reminds us of what makes the long-term collaborations we have as a gallery so important and worthwhile, and why we return to them year after year.
At a time when it feels like the light is finally breaking through the darkness, Community Garden — a group exhibition of seven artists — cultivates an abundance of connections. Using a variety of methods, the artists achieve a naturalism that aesthetically binds their work together into a single gesture, allowing us glimpses and sensations of the open spaces where we once walked freely, and will soon return.
8-Bridges launches an online exhibition on the first Thursday of every month and will include an evolving roster of galleries and contributors