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Presented by Vulpes Bastille Gallery at Vulpes Bastille Gallery, Kansas City MO

Oct 04 - 26 2019

DRAWING THROUGH I 10/04/19 from 6-9PM I Artist Q&A on 10/11/19 from 6-9PM I Vulpes Bastille Gallery, 1737 Locust, KCMO I A collection of ink works from local artist Michael J. Smith

Each drawing is begun with an initial impulse along a wide spectrum of specificity. At one end of this spectrum, a piece could begin with automatic drawing, line for line’s sake, or pure gesture and build itself from this abstract and freeform state into nearly anything. Others begin with a clear yet small intentional image, the hood of an eyelid, a particular muscle grouping, an insect, a memory of a figure moving through space. After a mark or image is placed, action and reaction take over

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Join us for a Q&A session with Michael J. Smith on 10/11 from 6-9PM!

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  • "Minotaur", ink on paper, 42x96"


Vulpes Bastille Gallery

1737 Locust St, Kansas City, MO

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