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The Quick Center for the Arts, and the Thomas J. Walsh Art Gallery will be closed for Holiday break December 23rd through January 4th. 

Monday - Friday:
11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Also open one hour prior to curtain and during intermission of Quick Center season performances.

The Walsh Art Gallery is FREE and open to the public!

Closed for all University holidays.

Contact:
Thomas J. Walsh Art Gallery
Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts
Fairfield University
1073 North Benson Road
Fairfield, CT 06824
203-254-4062
gallery@fairfield.edu


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CURRENT EXHIBITION:                                 

walsh_painting-150x150John Mendelsohn: The Passing Paintings

December 2, 2014 - February 27, 2015

‌New York-based artist John Mendelsohn is best known for his remarkable work with color and pattern. This exhibition features 48 paintings from Passing, a cycle of paintings created by the artist during a 12-month period from 2010 to 2011. The cycle is comprised of five series of paintings -- titled Turbulence, Crosswalk, Vanishing, Flayed, and Paradise -- and while each series has its own character, each is also involved in states of change. The artist has written about these works that “Instability and dissolution appear in many forms; absence and presence are in continual dialogue. The paint itself is treated physically: combed, marbleized, wiped off, and scraped away. As the paintings break down, they open up, revealing the surface and space beyond.” The entire Passing cycle may be viewed online here.  Mendelsohn’s work in the Walsh Gallery will be complemented by seven more of his works, including a selection from the Six Movements series, which are on view in the lobby of the Quick Center for the Arts, adjacent to the gallery.

The John Mendelsohn: The Passing Paintings exhibition brochure

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