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From Within by Nadja Martens

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From Within by Nadja Martens

From Within new paintings by Nadja Martens Painting is relaxing and meditative to me–it calms my mind and is a source of contentment & joy. This work is an expression of this experience and I wish it may spark some of […]

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Gianfranco Paolozzi Artist Talk on First Friday Aug. 4th

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Gianfranco Paolozzi Artist Talk on First Friday Aug. 4th

Art is Life and Only Life by Gianfranco Paolozzi installation view.   KALEID Gallery is very proud to present “Art is Life and Only Life” 40 year retrospective of art work by resident gallery artist Gianfranco Paolozzi. Please join us on first Friday Aug. 4th at 7:30pm for a tour of the show led by Gianfranco and a live performance by the Paolozzi Tango Trio. Join our event page for updates. For additional ArtWalkSJ info; please visit www.southfirstfridays.com  …

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Art is Life and Only Life by Gianfranco Paolozzi

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Art is Life and Only Life by Gianfranco Paolozzi

KALEID gallery is very proud to present this 40 year retrospective of art work by resident artist Gianfranco Paolozzi. “Art is life and only life. ” ~Gianfranco Paolozzi Gianfranco was born in a small Italian village in 1952. He has always been an artist and musician; he remembers drawing and creating art from as early as preschool and received his prized accordion at the age of 9 (which he continues to play while performing with his Paolozzi Tango Trio). As a young man in the 60’s, he sold two oil paintings to pay for a vacation around Italy with friends. It was then he started experimenting with photography. After completing his Italian military duty of service; he followed the love of his life to America in 1972, married her and now have 3 grown children. The 80’s were full of art shows throughout Silicon Valley and the decade in which…

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Fruit and Mammals by Denis Korkh

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Fruit and Mammals by Denis Korkh

KALEID Gallery is proud to present: Fruit and Mammals new paintings by Denis Korkh There is nothing that could unite Fruit And Mammals together except their squareness; 3 x 3 feet each, spaced 3 feet apart, and that I made them in sequence. And that I made them. Each painting is a stray thought (with layers and layers of more thoughts underneath) and the layers are no more related than the five paintings are between each other. I start by making the canvas as ugly as possible: the worst colours, awful–seriously awful– lines and shapes. I make the grossest compositions until I reach a point where, no exaggeration, it is hard to bear to look at them; I truly cringe inside. Each painting went through this between two and six times before I let it become finished. ~Denis Korkh Artist Reception: May 5, 7pm–11pm part of the South FIRST FRIDAYS…

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