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MIDGE LYNN: SYNECDOCHE Reception Nov. 5 at Haley-Henman

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MIDGE LYNN
SYNECDOCHE

NOVEMBER 3 – DECEMBER 4, 2016
OPENING RECEPTION:  SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 5-8 PM

HALEY-HENMAN at Gallery 422
422 Singelton Boulevard, Dallas, Texas 75212

 

A solo exhibition of new paintings and drawings.
A conversation and closing party:  Sunday, December 4 at 3 pm

 

Haley-Henman Gallery proudly announces the solo exhibition of new paintings and drawings by Midge Lynn.  The opening reception on Saturday, November 5 will also include performing artists Linda Coleman, James Kille and Ann Marie Newman.  The reception is free and open to the public of all ages.

Midge Lynn chose the title, Synecdoche because her process of capturing a particular moment in the life of the model expresses insight into their whole being.  She sets her portraits in everyday moments.  For this, she captures her unassuming models by photography, which she then processes into drawings and paintings.  It is the transition from photography to drawing and painting that her creative intuition melds psychology and symbolism.  In these new paintings she uses the motif of pattern, a reference to Konrad Lueg (1963-68), to illustrate the larger social systems of her subjects.

Illustration: Midge Lynn
Rafael graphite on Dura-Lar
8 x 11 inches
(photograph by Kent Barker)

Midge Lynn works in oil paint, mixed media, and installations to explore themes of personal experience and human nature. Edward Hopper, Lucien Freud, and Ed Keinholz are her inspiration. An MFA graduate of Otis Art Institute, she currently is President of the Board of Directors of Gallery 825/Los Angeles Art Association.   

 

Haley-Henman Gallery at Gallery 422 is located at 422 Singleton Boulevard, Dallas, Texas 75212 in the Trinity Groves neighborhood.  Gallery hours are Thursday, Friday, and Saturday noon to 5 pm and by appointment.  For more information, please contact John at 214-532-3225 and visit the weekly website updates at HALEY-HENMAN

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