39th Street Gallery Presents Brennan Emmett Cox Sweet with Rot & Coterie Group Exhibition

By Editorial Team on March 12, 2018
Brennan Emmett Cox, Figure in Isolation No. 1, 2017, Oil on canvas, 48″ x 36″. Courtesy of 39th Street Gallery/Gateway Arts Center.
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Artist Reception: Saturday, March 17 from 6pm to 8pm
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Join the 39th Street Gallery for the opening reception of our March Exhibitions, Sweet with Rot, paintings by Brennan Emmett Cox and Coterie, a group exhibition from Passageways Artists’ Studios.

Sweet with Rot: Brennan Emmett Cox
Serving as a visual erasure of modern advertisements, Brennan Emmett Cox’s work examines the superficiality of consumerism. His subjects burst and blot under the eroding forces of water and turpentine, and what was once the image of a person becomes a sensuous collection of lines and limbs stripped of identity. With varying painting techniques and materials, Cox’s work plays with dimensionality and language, imbuing his figurative abstractions with absurd poetry.

Courtesy of Passageways Artist’s Studios.

Coterie: Passageways Artists’ Studios
Marie Erb, Ric Garcia, Debbie Hoeper, Marla McLean, Delia Mychajluk, Artemis O’Connor, Stephanie O’Grady, Ronnie Spiewak, and George Tuggle

Passageways Artists’ Studios provide a congenial working environment and an opportunity to interact, collaborate, exhibit with, and learn from colleagues. The studio is an eclectic group working in painting, drawing, printmaking, mixed media, collage, sculpture, tapestry, quilting and fiber arts. The artistic style of the studio is diverse and evolving, to include traditional realism, abstract and pop art.

Gallery Hours:

  • Thursday: 7pm to 9pm
  • Saturday: 12pm to 3pm
  • and by appointment.

39th Street Gallery is located at 3901 Rhode Island Ave., Brentwood, MD. For more information, visit www.39thstreetgallery.org.