Co-curators Laura Hipke and Shane Guffogg asked participating artists to play a painterly version of the surrealist game exquisite corpse—a.k.a. the Telephone Game. The rules were detailed but fairly loose. The first artist in the chain, Guffogg himself, started the project with his painting…Read More
Guffogg: What attacts me the most? - the freedom to use colors. I like making marks with paint, and for me it's a form of writing, very similar to the abstract expressionist. When I think of the surrealists and Andre Breton and automatic writing, well that exactly what Jackson Pollack was doin. [It] was automatic writing. He was a pure surrealist. It got labeled as abstract expressionist, but I think he was very much a surrealist. There's that part of painting history that reallyRead More
The Manhattan Beach Art Center, TIME4ART and Homeira Goldstein are pleased to present: DANCE OF THOUGHT – selected works of renowned painter Shane Guffogg.
Shane Guffogg’s works of enmeshed strings, ribbons and phosphorescent filaments envisioned on canvas evoke a primal sense of creation – seemingly capturing the precise moment the spark of life ignited the murky, primordial soup. His work channels a desire to analyze abstract thought, while simultaneously seeking to form a familiar meaning in a language of sign and symbol, patterning, visual depth, and light.
Exhibition Location: Manhattan Beach Art Center
1560 Manhattan Beach Blvd., MB, CA 90266
Exhibition schedule: April. 12th, 2017—June 11th, 2017
Wednesday – Saturday: 10 am – 9 pm
Sunday: 10 am – 5 pm
CLOSED: Monday, Tuesday, Holidays
For further questions please contact the Manhattan Beach Art Center at: Infombac@citymb.info
or (310) 802—5440.
Shane Guffogg is a world- renowned artist who grew up in the Lindsay/Strathmore area. Shane’s art has taken him around the world, most recently to Baku, the capital city of Azerbaijan. While Shane currently resides in LA, he frequently visits his art studio in Lindsay and has hosted multiple local exhibits in recent years.Read More
They seem to do exactly this, and partly through a process that employs dozens of layers of translucent paint, mixed with a glazing medium, so that there’s a tangible feeling of light swimming up to the surface from within. But how to describe what one sees? The viewer may thinkRead More
Guffogg Live News Program - Baku Azerbaijan
Shane Guffogg Baku Azerbaijan Press Conference
БАКУ /Trend Life/ - Вчера в Музейном центре в Баку состоялось торжественное открытие выставки американского художника Шейна Гуффогга. Экспозиция вызвала большой интерес многочисленных зрителей, а сам американский художник оказался в центре внимания как гостей, так и представителей СМИ.Read More