Poetry of the Shadows
A new recent painting envisioning our isolation during the time of Covid. This one evokes the poetics of light and dark, a good metaphor, I think, for our experience of the pandemic.
Strong light calls attention
to the mysteries in its opposite.
Just now, before it’s not.
Copyright © 2021 Allan Gorman
Allan Gorman’s resume includes over 120 exhibition showings in museums, galleries and major art fairs. He was the recipient of a Fellowship for Painting from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, and was awarded resident fellowships to Vermont Studio Center in 2011, 2014 and 2018. In 2016, he was selected for a fellowship residency by the ESKFF Foundation at Mana Contemporary. Gorman maintains a studio practice in Kearny, New Jersey.