Obsessive Reductive

Obsessive Reductive
The Museum Of Craft and Design
2569 Third Street, San Fancisco, CA
http://www.sfmcd.org/exhibitions/

Opens February 1, 2014 through March 30, 2014

The Museum of Craft and Design presents Obsessive Reductive, a group exhibition of 18 artists working in a variety of media including paper, wood and metal. Participating artists share the common process of intricately, precisely and “obsessively” removing material to create extraordinary imagery and sculpture.

Many of these works have reticulating patterns, and in some cases the use of material absence is employed as a significant design element positioning negative space as a dominant element. The visual similarity of all featured works in Obsessive Reductive will be the concentrated detail and complexity of the work, despite the various approaches and media.

Featured artists Drew Daly, Brian Dettmer, Jim Dingilian, Adam Feibelman, Theresa Ganz , Cal Lane, Bovey Lee, Chris Natrop, Aric Obrosey, Francesca Pastine, Lyndi Sales, Jill Sylvia, Leigh Salgado, Farnaz Shadravan, Kako Ueda, Annie Vought, Elise Wehle, and Jared Yamanuha.

Exhibition curated by Marc D’Estout.

Drew Daly, Remnant, 2005, hand sanded oak chair, 36″ x 14″ x 15″.
Photo courtesy Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle WA.

The Museum of Craft and Design’s exhibitions and programs are generously supported by the Windgate Charitable Foundation and Grants for the Arts/San Francisco Hotel Tax Fund.