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Grotesque Garden

Posted October 14, 2010

Greenwich House Pottery is pleased to present “Grotesque Garden”, an installation by New York-based artist Matt Nolen. Join us for the opening reception on Thursday, October 14th, 6-8pm.

Location: 16 Jones Street (between Bleecker and West 4th Streets).

Matt writes: “The Grotesque Garden is a narrative environment comprised of three-dimensional works of art that evoke the mystery and aura of contemplation found in a secret garden. The individual works draw inspiration from garden seating, fountains, grottoes, topiary and especially the statuary found in Italian Mannerist Gardens such as the “Monster Garden” of Bomarzo. Using the available allegories and metaphors found in natural cycles, landscapes and gardens, I hope to create a twisted world expressive of the joys and challenges of life in the 21st century.”


Upcoming Group Exhibitions

Posted March 8, 2007

Despots Despots, 2008.

NCECA Ivitational Exhibition 2008


Society of Contemporary Craft
Pittsburgh, PA

gardenseats-figures-nyfa-005.jpg Fuel Seat at Michael Berger Gallery


March 14 - April 26, 2008

Michael Berger Gallery

415 Gettysburg St.

Pittsburgh, PA

“Beyond the Ordinary”
Figurative characterizations in clay.

March 24 - June 15, 2007

Goldesberry Gallery
2625 Colquitt
Houston, Texas 77098