Canton Museum of Art exhibit

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Artists operate to interpret and share topics and strategies that inspire them. It is been mentioned that “you paint what you know,” and absolutely that is true for the greater part of artists, painters or if not. How an artist will work to glance, fully grasp and “know” a picked […]

Artists operate to interpret and share topics and strategies that inspire them. It is been mentioned that “you paint what you know,” and absolutely that is true for the greater part of artists, painters or if not. How an artist will work to glance, fully grasp and “know” a picked out matter is a exclusive encounter distinctive to just about every individual.

Northeast Ohio artist Amy Casey finds inspiration in the locations the place she has lived, including Cleveland, her house for 20 decades.

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“For some time, I have been doing work on an evolving collection of cityscapes that reflect my perspective of the entire world as a mutable, uneasy development,” Casey notes. “Using actual properties and components of the landscape as blocks, I develop and rebuild my have cities in painstaking, meditative detail, tinkering with them to try out to make sense of the environment. … Even though I hope for the greatest, my paintings often specific my nervousness for modern society and our entire world.”

“Continued Continuing: Paintings by Amy Casey,” on look at at the Canton Museum of Artwork as a result of Oct. 30, is an intimate search at the artist’s work. Showcasing mostly huge-scale acrylic paintings on paper, this exhibit captures and holds your consideration as a result of whimsical-nevertheless-poignant narrative paintings. Whilst open up to interpretation, every single get the job done tells a special story that is amazingly thorough and abundantly acquainted.

"All at Sea" (2018) by Amy Casey. Acrylic on paper.

“Rigging” is a 2008 acrylic on paper that characteristics a mass of residences tethered collectively with rope to a much larger warehouse and manufacturing unit structure foundation. The households float like a bunch of balloons within just a white background.  As one may possibly hope with a mass of floating properties, the ropes keeping them alongside one another bend and seem to sway.

The artist has made households that appear as though they may be transferring away from the central components of the composition at a far more quick price than the relaxation of the featured buildings, although some are transferring slower. This generates an obvious stress in the function and allows give a feeling of movement and even a vertigo-like high quality to the painting.

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