Exhibition - Shattered Dreams and Intimate Treasures

Thursday, Dec 13, 2018 from 10:00am to 4:00pm

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Shattered Dreams and Intimate Treasures: The Work of Cara Lynch

Shattered Dreams and Intimate Treasures explores the discarded sentiments and objects that form Cara Lynch's sumptuous, glittering and reflective work. The pieces in the exhibition are directly influenced by nineteenth century assemblages be it her sculptural references to Sailor’s Valentines or her reflective panels recalling the elaborately plated Venetian mirrors. The promises found on discarded cards and leaflets proclaiming access to the beyond or the fulfillment of dreams and wishes form the inspiration of her reflective pieces that both ask the question to and reflect the image of the viewer through the artifice of acrylic mirrors and beads. Her reliefs are created through the selection of sentimental treasures offering an intimate and endearing look into the re-purposing of objects that form bold sumptuous collections recalling the romantic assemblages of previous centuries. With over fifty works and related memorabilia the exhibition explores Lynch’s work through lithographs, relief sculptures and reflective compositions.

Exhibition Date: September 22nd - December 29th, 2018

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