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Daeter and Froment: Poetic Densities opens Oct. 27 at the Geometric MADI

An exhibit featuring the painted wood reliefs of Elvira Daeter and Joel Froment opens with a reception on October 27, 2017 from and runs through January 21, 2018 at the the Museum of Geometric and MADI Art .

Elvira Daeter is a Dutch artist who has been painting in a constructivist, abstract, geometric style for many years.  She likes the MADI idea of eliminating the rectangular frame, which creates an horizon for creative imagination.  She says,  “MADI means to me power, cheerfulness, freedom, creativity, movement, abstraction, dimension and invention, concerning form, content, and light.  It is a challenging style.

French artist Joel Froment has been a MADI artist from the time Carmelo moved from Buenos Aires to Paris and created a MADI movement in France.  Much of his work is kinetic, as is one of the two pieces owned by the MADI in Dallas.  There are now more than twenty MADI artists living in France, although some of these were born in South America or Japan.  For many years Froment has been the President of MADI International.

This exhibit is guest curated by Mokha Laget and will feature an Arcadia Salon Discussion with the artists and curator on November 2, 2017.

The Museum of Geometric and MADI Art

3109 Carlisle Street
Dallas, TX 75204 United States
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Phone:(214) 855-7802 Website: http://www.geometricmadimuseum.org

 

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