Get lost in an ethereal world when you check out the latest exhibition to hit Dimmitt Contemporary Art. Next Thursday, June 13th, the gallery presents an opening reception for “Naked Skies,” a solo exhibition of paintings by artist Robert Roth. Following Roth’s 2018 exhibition “Recent Landscapes,” the painter returns to present some of his newest works with extraordinary focus on skies. Don’t miss it next week!
Robert approaches his work by inventing from nature. He combines a variety of textures and shapes blended with quick brush strokes to achieve a sense of lost and found. Throughout his travels, he is always recording from life. Roth is also particularly inspired by the likes of Degas, Vuillard, Diebenkorn, and Picasso.
In Roth’s estimation, skies are a forceful element in nature, which allow him great compositional variety in handling form and color. He has spoken of their sense of vastness, and his fascination with this infinite quality is evident in horizon lines placed low in his compositions, which are dominated by images of clouds and hazy atmosphere. Throughout the canvases, the viewer sees Roth’s adeptness at suggesting light, both atmospheric light in the top registers, and reflected light at and below the horizon lines. The blending and layering of lighter toned pigments help to create this effect, as well as to evoke mood, with visual harmony as a primary feature.
Dimmitt Contemporary Art is an art gallery and art advisory firm located in Houston. After working as an independent art advisor for 8 years, Kathy Dimmitt founded Dimmitt Contemporary Art in 2013 to provide art advisory services. In 2018, she expanded her business to include gallery exhibitions. The gallery offers group and solo exhibitions of art by emerging and established artists. In 2016, Bailey Miller joined Dimmitt Contemporary Art and holds the title of Gallery Director. Together, Kathy and Bailey are committed to exhibiting the work of some of the finest artists working today.
Join fellow art lovers at the opening reception in honor of Robert Roth next Thursday night! Admission is free. Following the opening reception, the exhibit will be on display until July 25th.
At King’s Cove Apartments in Kingwood, Texas, we find it important to attend events that stray from your typical routine. With that being said, we hope that this event will add something unique to your day. Be sure to check it out on Thursday!
Thursday, June 13, 2019—6:00 PM
Event Venue Location:
Dimmitt Contemporary Art
3637 West Alabama Street, Suite 160
Houston, Texas 77027