Horror Vacui - Fear of Empty Spaces
Recent Paintings by Marie Maber
Opening Reception: January 18th, 6:00 - 7:30pm
Exhibit: January 4th - February 27th
Monmouth Arts, 105 Monmouth Street, Red Bank
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About the Artist
Some of the Horror Vacui Paintings on loan to Monmouth Arts through February 27th – are very small (six inches square) – and are part of a series that began about a year ago. Their bright color and obvious texture came as a direct result of ongoing insomnia. Many of my paintings were begun at about 3:30 in the morning. They were made at a time of the night that was open, free, and uninterrupted until eventually the sun rose – and then regular routines like making coffee, reading the paper, and eating breakfast took precedence.
The paintings became an outlet that was very freeing from the patterns of making several different and “other” types of artworks that I’ve created throughout my life. [Read more]
ArtSpace 105, Monmouth Arts' official micro-gallery, is located at 105 Monmouth Street in Red Bank (next to the Count Basie Center for the Arts).