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Noisy in the Next Room - A Solo exhibition by Danny Simmons, Jr

11/03/2013 - 01/03/2014, LIU Post Campus Event Nov 3 - Jan 3Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation - Skylight Gallery - 1368 Fulton Street, 3rd floor, Brooklyn New York, 11216, LIU Brooklyn, LIU Post

Noisy in the Next RoomExhibition: Sunday, November 3, 2013 - Friday, January 3, 2014
Opening Reception: Sunday, November 3, 2013, 4 p.m.
Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation-Skylight Gallery
1368 Fulton Street, 3rd floor, Brooklyn, New York, 11216

Noisy in the Next Room, “Danny Simmons’ sole exhibition of new work, provides a dramatic and competing bridge between the past and now. His paintings operate on multiple levels of perception, employing commonplace practices of repetition and erasure, urging you to abandon the notion of up and down. Describing himself as a “neo-African Expressionist,” the New York Times recently started what some have long recognized, “there is a freshness to his abstract work.” His artwork enters into conversations with artists like Paul Klee, Cy Twombly, Wilfredo Lam and others. There is this awareness of the thing just beyond the door – a person, a place, a memory that makes its presence strongly felt, the exhibit takes us to that door and opening it, reveals the space where the rich forces of Mr. Simmons’ creative energies live. You are invited to join us on this voyage.


Co-Curators

Brian Tate and Sherman Fleming

Jacqui D. Woods, Director, Skylight Gallery

Che Baraka, Curatorial Consultant

Tracey Capers, Executive Vice President, Programming and Development

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