The Artist’s Palette as ‘Point of Origin’ at the Lodge Gallery

Posted on: November 9th, 2016 at 5:18 am by
Photo courtesy of The Lodge Gallery

Photo courtesy of The Lodge Gallery

Can a painter’s palette – the starting point for every work – be a glimpse into an artist’s mind?

The Lodge Gallery’s latest show, “Point of Origin,” hopes to explore some of that question.

Photo courtesy of The Lodge Gallery

Photo courtesy of The Lodge Gallery

Featuring work by over fifty artists from around the world, the exhibit focuses on the artist’s palette itself as the blank canvas from which ideas become realized. The paintings vary from realistic self-portraits, to landscapes and dreamy surreal interpretations.

Photo: Lori Greenberg

Photo: Lori Greenberg

To explore this take on the creative process, the gallery is holding a panel discussion and artist talk on this Friday (November 11) from 6:30pm to 9:00pm. The panelists, who have works in the exhibit, include Dina Brodsky, Kim Power, Yun Jang, John Jacobsmeyer, Heidi Elbers, James Adelman and John Wellington.

“Point of Origin” runs through November 13th at The Lodge Gallery.

Recent Stories

Early ’00s LES Rock History ‘Meet Me in the Bathroom’ will be Adapted into Docu-series

You may have seen this… New York’s beloved gritty indie musc scene circa 2000s is getting a second life, through a four-hour docu-series. That’s right, the resurgence is a visual retelling based on Lizzy Goodman’s 600-page oral history called Meet Me in the Bathroom: Rebirth and Rock & Roll in NYC 2001-2011. The documentary will […]

Anti-Gun Mural Painted on Hester Street

Shots fired. Muralist Otto Schade is throwing shade at gun control with this powerful new piece on Hester Street, just east of the Bowery. It was painted last week. The liberty eagle’s wingspan runs the length of the brick wall, and is composed solely of weaponry. Machine guns and knives. And the bird is clutching […]

‘Tang’s Noodle’ Joins the Leon Hotel on Canal Street

Chinatown has another noodle shop to its name. Coming soon to the four-year-old Leon Hotel is Tang’s Noodle. If the signage is to be believed, this is the first stateside restaurant for the import. Build-out of the small ten-table establishment had been underway since summertime. And it’s not to be confused with the new hotpot […]

Construction Resumes at East Broadway Modular Development Site After Collapsed Sidewalk

The modular housing construction on East Broadway reactivated in a big way last week after its second sidelining since summertime. Pile driver and backhoe are stationed onsite. The project parcel at 201 East Broadway has been relatively silent for much of the last six months. Twice in that time, progress was stymied thanks to safety […]

City Council Passes Bill for Increased ‘Urban Renewal’ Transparency

Earlier this week, City Council unanimously voted to pass legislation that would require the City to provide public access to urban renewal plans, which have been changing the real estate landscape of New York City for decades. Intro 1533-A, sponsored by Councilwoman Margaret Chin, would require the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) to […]