New Paintings By Richard Timperio



Recently I had the opportunity to stop by Sideshow Gallery in Williamsburg to view the latest work by Richard Timperio

Timperio, who also owns and runs Sideshow, is taking advantage of a break in the gallery's exhibition season to get a different take on these new, large paintings outside the confines of his smaller studio.
The acrylic on canvas pieces take full advantage of the gallery's two large rooms and are allowed to fill up the space in the same way they expand in the viewer's mind.

The work imparts a Matisse-ian revelry in color but the way the paint is applied alludes to an attitude more akin to Paul Klee's idea of serious play. While it's apparent that Timperio does enjoy his work, the viewer can't help but be struck buy the craftsmanship and improvisational puzzle solving that inform the artist's decisions. The subtle and bold applications of paint combine with offbeat color choices in each piece to  produce a  profoundly playful new body of work.



The artist looking out onto Bedford Avenue @ Sideshow Gallery in Williamsburg, 2013.







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Comments

Thanks so much for this posting. Richard Timperio's wonderful paintings need to be seen and felt. They are full of color, joy and light!