Felipe Pantone “Planned Iridescence”

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GR Gallery presents “Planned Iridescence”, Felipe Pantone’s first solo show in New York City.

The exhibition will feature 20 works including paintings, projections, interactive installations and murals, focused on the interaction between the displacement of the light spectrum and the shape-color dynamism.

“PLANNED IRIDESCENCE” aims to exhibit the artistic output of the internationally known and brilliant talent that is reinventing and bringing to another level the Optical and Kinetic Art tradition. Felipe Pantone’s body of work spans from graffiti to installations to “traditional” paintings. Strong contrasts, vivid colors, effects, and the use of mixed medium and varied technique combine to impact strongly on the viewer. What really intrigues it’s not the striking nature of his work, but the artist’s journey to discover this aesthetic, that leads him to never stop experimenting in order to maintain his artistic research always bright and to bring it to the next level. In particular, symbolizing the attitude of the artist, this exhibition is a revelation, showing an advanced full experience, impossible to explain with words.

For his first Solo show in NYC Felipe Pantone is arranging an astonishing design planning, uncovering for the first time a new series of works, in fact “PLANNED IRIDESCENCE” is the title of these new works which are the product of years of research in his quest to evoke digital experiences through inanimate objects.

Made with a unique iridescent material that allows the artist to regulate light spectrum gradients in every aspect of color, repetition, directional displacement and rotation. Movement is activated by the viewer’s position in front of the work, creating an individual interactive participation that he perceives as cyber encounters. In order to maximize this experience, Pantone is also relying on new technologic supports and different spaces dimension, able to expand the exhibition out from the traditional boundaries.

Felipe Pantone (1986, Argentina)’s work is at the cutting edge of street art. His style is characterized by the use of bold colors, geometrical patterns and Optical Art elements. Straddling conventional graffiti, typography and abstraction, his work fuses bold elements of graphic design with highly evolved geometric shapes, to create an ultra-modern aesthetic which complements and reacts with the stark modernity of our cityscapes. Despite his age Felipe Pantone has already exhibited his artworks in more then 100 art shows and accomplished several public art projects all around the world, among which we can mention the Miami Dolphins Stadium, the Facebook Head Quarter in Menlo Park (CA), the Ushuaïa in Ibiza and the façade of the Daelim Museum in Seul.

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Schedule

from October 20, 2017 to November 25, 2017

Opening Reception on 2017-10-19 from 18:00 to 21:00

Artist(s)

Felipe Pantone

Website

http://www.gr-gallery.com (venue's website)

Fee

Free

Venue Hours

From 12:00 To 19:00
Closed on Mondays

Access

Address: 255 Bowery, New York, NY 10002
Phone: 212-473-2900

Between E. Houston and Stanton Sts. Subway: F to 2nd Avenue.

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