With elegant, awkwardly humorous forms, Nichols reinvents the poetics of visual understatement in a moment when shrill and abundant plenitude characterize the visual arts.
Deborah Oropallo @ Gallery 16
In the gender-confused universe of Deborah Oropallo, nothing is real and everything is permitted. Her reworking of Internet images suits an era in which personal identity is reinvented on-the-fly.
Rex Ray @ Gallery 16
Employing a boggling array of shapes, textures and colors, Rex Ray’s collages resemble mash-ups of ’50-style home décor motifs, extraterrestrial floral fantasies and symbolist imagery.