Saturday, November 11, 2017

Rivertown Arts Council presents....DOWN BY THE RIVER: P.S. Satellite - Project of Prospect New Orleans




The Kenner RIvertown Arts Council presents...
Down By The River: P.S. Satellite - A Project of Prospect New Orleans

The exhibition is a curated selection of art in various media that emphasizes our relationship with the water in which we live with every day. From the river to the lake, to the swamps and surrounding spillways, we are surrounded and connected. A selection of local artists interprets their personal interactions with the water involving topics such as life, meditation, peace, growth, healing, nourishment, recreation, mythology, satire, even fear and adventure. Just like the river, our lives are ever changing moving and connected to each other.  

The exhibition will include murals and a Pop Up art exhibition in the Kenner Rivertown Community Courtyard.

Artist/Curator Peter Barnitz on the inspiration for the exhibition...

"The face of the water, in time, became a wonderful painting--a painting that was a dead language to the uneducated passenger, but which told its mind to me without reserve, delivering its most cherished secrets as clearly as if it uttered them with voice.  And it was not a painting to be visited once and thrown aside, for it had a new story to tell every day"  (Mark Twain:  Life on the Mississippi)



Artists IncludedJoshua Windham, Alfredo Ott IIIPeter Barnitz, Angel Perdomo, James Flynn, Kay Franz, Katie Puchot, Dwight Harris, Antoine Prince, Demetria Bridges, Cheri Ben-iesau, Dianne Georgy Garrett, Marlena Doherty, Zulay Herrera, Drew CookeTimothy Barr Rowland, Christian Perkins, Andie Cancienne and Kevin Hunts

We are pleased to include a modern dance performance, "Carried", choreographed by Rebecca Allen, with dancers from The Studio School of Dance.


WHERE:

Kenner Rivertown Arts Council Community Courtyard
409 Williams Blvd.
Kenner, LA 70062


WHEN:

November 18, 2017 (5-8 PM)  Opening Reception (Pop Up Exhibition) + Dance and Jazz Performances

December 16, 2017 (5-8 PM)  Artist Reception (Pop Up Exhibition)  + Dance Performance 

January 20, 2018 (5-8 PM) Artist Reception (Pop Up Exhibition)  + Dance Performance

February 24, 2018 (5- 8 PM)  Closing Reception (Pop Up Exhibition) + Dance Performance


The courtyard mural portion of the "Down By the River" Exhibition will be on view in the Rivertown Arts Council Community Courtyard during regular Prospect 4 hours.  

(November 18, 2017 - February 24, 2018)
Wednesday through Sunday (11 - 4 PM)


For more information please visit:   www.rivertownartscouncil.blogspot.com




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#Carried

Monday, November 6, 2017

Fertile: P.S. Satellite-A Project of Prospect New Orleans @ Ten Gallery-NOLA

Peter Barnitz-"Delineation of an Island Universe", "The Key to Life" 2017

Ten Gallery
4432 Magazine St.
NOLA

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Thursday, September 14, 2017

The Wall: Selected into New Orleans Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series Exhibition @ LeMieux Galleries

Peter Barnitz (@barnitzart),  The Wall: Good Fences Make Good Neighbors, 2017
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Peter Barnitz

The Wall: Good Fences Make Good Neighbors

A rendition of the proposed metaphorical/physical "Trump Wall", to be built along the southern border of the United States of America and Mexico. It is a politically neutral sculpture that sparks a conversation about issues surrounding legal/illegal immigration and border security. The aesthetically pleasing, free flowing "golden border" sculpture contrasts with its heavy subject matter. Do fences really make good neighbors? 
Recently published by The New Orleans Advocate about THE WALL........
"At first, Peter Barnitz's "The Wall" looks like a stray piece of minimalist sculpture that wandered into another show.  But a closer glance reveals that the understatedly scale of a fetish object, all sinous in gold leaf.  In it's mixture of formal elegance and conceptual depth, it represents the best kind of art that Lewis' curatorial hand has selected for this year's Louisiana Contemporary.   Facing Up Tough Issues in the Louisiana Contemporary Group Show,  By:  John D'Addario - The New Orleans Advocate

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

REVIEW: The Wall: Good Fences Make Good Neighbors

Peter Barnitz, The Wall:  Good Fences Make Good Neighbors



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"At first, Peter Barnitz’s “The Wall” looks like a stray piece of minimalist sculpture that wandered in from another show. But a closer look reveals that the understatedly elegant piece is indeed that much-vaunted “big and beautiful wall” reduced to the scale of a fetish object, all sinuous lines and gold leaf.
In its mixture of formal elegance and conceptual depth, it represents the best kind of art that Lewis’ curatorial hand has selected for this year’s Louisiana Contemporary."

Facing up to tough issues in Louisiana Contemporary annual group show.

BY JOHN D'ADDARIO
The New Orleans Advocate






Thursday, August 31, 2017

Peter Barnitz Art: VIDA Clothing Line

Peter Barnitz Art is excited to announce a new line of wearable art, through VIDA

Please visit the link below to view and order:





Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Peter Barnitz Art on INSTAGRAM

Peter Barnitz Art on INSTAGRAM



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2017 Louisiana Contemporary: Ogden Museum of Southern Arts, New Orleans, LA

Peter Barnitz with The Wall: Good Fences Make Good Neighbors, 2017
2017 Louisiana Contemporary Exhibition, Ogden Museum of Southern Arts