Observing the Observers: Klara Glosova Casts a Fresh Eye
A conversation with Gary Faigin
Capitol Cider Performance Space
Wednesday May 16, 2018, 6:30 pm
Stranger Genius Award nominee and Gage instructor Klara Glosova may paint the familiar – soccer parents on the sideline being a recent, and notable example – but she brings a decidedly unfamiliar perspective to her subject matter. Growing up in Eastern Europe, she is both fascinated and amused by our local rituals, clothing, and practices, which she interprets using painterly tools from the modernist toolkit (expressive paint and colors, written language, freeform compositions), while remaining true to representation as her core language. What sort of balancing act does her work entail, and where is it heading?