Concentrations 48: Charline von Heyl

Begin Date2005-10-28
End Date2006-01-08
CuratorsSuzanne Weaver
Last Harvested At2022-10-29
Credit LineOrganized by the Dallas Museum of Art. Concentrations exhibition support is provided by the Donor Circle membership program through leadership gifts of Claire Dewar, Nancy and Tim Hanley, Caren Prothro, and Cindy and Howard Rachofsky. Air Transportation provided by American Airlines.
LocationMuseum of Contemporary Art [Marguerite and Robert Hoffman Galleries]
OrganizerDallas Museum of Art
DescriptionConcentrations 48: Charline von Heyl is the next exhibition in the Dallas Museum of Art's international emerging artist series, Concentrations. The exhibition serves as fertile ground for lived experiences and demonstrates how paintings can be both conceptual and expressive. Concentrations 48 consists of paintings completed in the past two years and several groups of drawings. The artist, who lives in New York and teaches at Columbia University, incorporates her knowledge of the history of painting, and her own history as a painter, to create a dynamic situation within each work. Oscillating between notions of painterly and photographic, sculptural and flat, and spontaneous and slow applications of paint, von Heyl's seductive paintings provoke viewer participation. Highlighting her painting process of layering different styles and techniques, von Heyl's black-and-white drawings and photocopied collages are often figurative and abstract. The von Heyl exhibition will continue the goal of the Dallas Museum of Art's Concentrations series of presenting challenging and critical work by emerging international artists. The Concentrations series began in 1981 as part of the Dallas Museum of Art's commitment to the work of living artists. The series seeks to make the work of contemporary artists accessible to Dallas audiences while preserving the excitement of the work.