Robert Birmelin, John Thornton’s Video Interview and “Conversations with the Different” Exhibition

John Thornton interviews and discusses Robert Birmelin in his newest video, Robert Birmelin’s Life in Artwork earlier than his upcoming exhibition on the Stanek Gallery in Philadelphia (reception on Saturday, March 4)

Robert Birmelin, who will flip 90 in November, is a serious American artist identified significantly for his work of New York Metropolis crowds. In Philadelphia, he’s represented by the Stanek Gallery. I wrote an intensive interview with Robert Birmelin a number of years in the past you could learn right here, interview-with-robert-birmelin.

Robert Birmelin has been a massively vital figurative painter exhibiting at many main galleries, from the Secure Gallery in New York Metropolis within the Sixties to the Peter Findlay Gallery within the early 2000s. All through his lengthy profession, Birmelin has had quite a few solo exhibitions and demanding critiques in main publications, see (see right here for his web site)

Robert Birmelin, Suburb (Reversible),2002. Acrylic on canvas, 36 x 48 inches

The Stanek Gallery press launch states:

His prolific and expansive apply makes use of numerous mediums and covers many themes, together with actual property, crowds, time, divergent relationships, disruptions, and a number of views. The works gathered in “Conversations with the Different” specific the sentiment of an outsider trying in on scenes with a number of areas of focus somewhat than a single point of interest. They dare the viewer to look after which look once more to search out the disruptions throughout the authentic narrative.

An internet exhibit of the work could be considered from this link.

RSVPs are required to entry the gallery, you may register for the occasion by contacting Stanek Gallery.