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Audrey Stone
Audrey Stone, Purple Flow, 2017, Acrylic Paint

2017

About

Observing shifting color is an ecstatic experience for the artist. She is intrigued by transitions from one color to the next and the way the eye and brain process these transitions, informing the viewer’s emotional and physical response to the work. Color gradients have become a prominent element in her work. Through the perception of light and color in nature she often finds herself feeling both excitement and calm simultaneously, producing a desire to bring this dynamic opposition into her work. For Stone, the most exciting part of the work are the small surprises of unintentional happenstance; edges that bleed a little more than intended, the texture of paint when applied, or a slip of canvas exposed unexpectedly reveal the natural inaccuracies of the human hand. The evidence of human action and ‘mistake’ exists alongside the desire for precision and accuracy. Her work has been exhibited widely across the US as well as in Prague, London, Bulgaria, Paris and more recently Tokyo. Recent exhibits include a two-person show at Muriel Guepin Gallery, a solo exhibit of a thread based installation on Governor’s Island, and group shows at ODETTA in Brooklyn, The Arkansas Art Center, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Kentler International Drawing Space, and Jeff Bailey Gallery. Her work is included in many private collections across the United States, in Hong Kong, as well as The Amateras Foundation in Sophia, Bulgaria and the Fidelity Investments Collection. Stone was born and raised in New York City and has many memories of haunting museums, galleries and the studios of established artists while growing up. She studied painting at Pratt Institute and The Nova Scotia College of Art and Design and received her BFA from Pratt Institute in 1986. In 1993 She received an MFA from Hunter College. Audrey Stone lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.

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  • Condition
    Excellent.
  • Dimensions

    H 12 in. x W 9 in.

    H 30.48 cm x W 22.86 cm

  • Gallery location
    Brooklyn, NY
  • Reference number
    LU17222472371

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