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KRISTIN HJELLEGJERDE GALLERY

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EPHREM SOLOMON : SILENCE
Jan 6 - Feb 3, 2018
In the woodcut characters that populate Ethiopian artist Ephrem Solomon’s oeuvre, amongst the geometric shapes that fill the backgrounds, and the etched lines that stretch around mouths and foreheads, it is their gaze that draws us. At times confrontational, at others, looking off into an unseen distance, eyes are doleful, hopeful, despairing and questioning. They brim with emotion, and time, memories and experience are literally carved into faces, evident in under-eye bags, laugh lines around mouths, or worried furrows on foreheads. Solomon’s works present a view of the urban environment, and, within that realm, of the people that inhabit the spaces around him. In his second solo show at Kristin Hjellegjerde, Silence (6th of January – 3rd of February 2018), he presents all new works, musings that have taken on a darker turn, as he parses through thoughts on life, death and physical and mental boundaries.
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Click to enlargeZHU WEI : VIRTUAL FOCUS
Feb 9 - Mar 24, 2018
Private view Thu Feb 8 6pm - 8pm

ART DUBAI
Mar 21 - 24, 2018
Private view Tue Mar 20

AUDUN ALVESTAD AND CHRISTINA BANBAN
Mar 28 - Apr 29, 2018
Private view Tue Mar 27 6pm - 8pm

GRESHAM TAPIWA NYAUDE AND TAKUNDA R
May 4 - Jun 2, 2018
Private view Thu May 3 6pm - 8pm

ANDRÉ HEMER
Jun 8 - Jul 15, 2018
Private view Thu Jun 7 6pm - 7pm

SINTA TANTRA
Jul 20 - Sep 1, 2018
Private view Thu Jul 19

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