Edna Emmet: Facing the Dark Light in Flight

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Edna Emmet: Facing the Dark Light in Flight

@ The Amalie Rothschild Gallery

On View: DEC 14 - JAN 4 | Gallery Hours: TUE-SAT | 11AM-7PM
Event Type: Exhibitions

FREE

On view: DEC 14 -  JAN 4

Reception: TUE DEC 14 | 6-8PM

This show expresses the visible and the hidden. While living in a small fishing village on the north most coast of Iceland, Edna Emmet’s work immerses the viewer in the dark, rugged, volcanic landscape. During these darkest months of the year, the first paintings in the series rely on volcanic sand to express the longing for the Northern lights and color of the months to come by hiding an image within. The last in the series depict the freedom of the seagulls as they soared about the cold, gray bay. Come and explore the beauty that Emmit uncovered in Iceland’s darkness.

 

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