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Brett Williams | May 22 – June 20

15 April, 2014
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Artifact of the Equinox

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RARE is pleased to present Artifact of the Equinox, Philadelphia artist Brett Williams‘ New York solo debut.  Williams’ installation, affectingly titled Untitled, which takes up virtually the entire floor space of the gallery, seeks to enchant visitors by conveying them to an alien, yet familiar, place.

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Kevin Mack | April 17 – May 15

14 April, 2014
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Pagan Knights & The Vertigo

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RARE Gallery is pleased to present Pagan Knights & The Vertigo, Philadelphia artist Kevin Mack‘s first solo show in New York.  Neither fully painting nor sculpture, Mack’s skillfully and meticulously crafted works afford a dizzying sensory experience of color, form, and content.  Although the works appear to be driven by a figure-ground relationship, the subjects seem to focus on the ironies of the conversation taking place among the disparate elements comprising each piece as well as among the works themselves.

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Aaron Holz | Jan. 9 – Feb. 20, 2014

7 January, 2014
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RARE is pleased to present America-ecstatic, Nebraska-based artist Aaron Holz’s fourth one-person exhibition at the gallery.  In a series of 12 new paintings, Holz explores an ecstatic, often surreal, vision of America as he traces a visual and conceptual path westward by incorporating references to 19th century landmarks, politicians, poets, and visionaries.

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Beneath the Surface | Nov 21, 2013 – Jan 2, 2014

21 November, 2013
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Nicholas Hall, Zach Horn, Tom Snelgrove, and Daisuke Tsuchigahata

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RARE is pleased to present Beneath the Surface, a group show featuring new works by Nicholas Hall, Zach Horn, Tom Snelgrove, and Daisuke Tsuchigahata. Although each artist utilizes mediums distinct from those of his fellow exhibitors, all four provide viewers with seductive, luxurious surfaces that belie the underlying social and philosophical content of their work.

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Eamon O’Kane | Oct 17 – Nov 14, 2013

23 October, 2013
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Fröbel Studio: The Institute for Creativity

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Rare Gallery is pleased to present Fröbel Studio: The Institute for Creativity, Eamon O’Kane‘s third one-person show at the gallery. O’Kane transforms nearly the entire exhibition space into an interactive installation that demonstrates how the pedagogical ideas of one man, Friedrich Fröbel, profoundly affected the course of modern art, architecture, and design. The show runs from October 17 until November 14, with an opening night reception on Thursday, October 17.

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Christina Shurts | Sept 5 – Oct 10, 2013

5 September, 2013
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A Ban Done

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RARE is pleased to present A Ban Done, Christina Shurts’ second one-person exhibition at the gallery. With her new series of paintings and drawings, Shurts continues her visual and psychological exploration of familiar and imagined places. The show runs from September 5 until October 10, with an opening night reception on Thursday, September 5.

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Wayward Bound | Jun 25 – Aug 8, 2013

25 June, 2013
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Taylor Bowen, Clint Colburn, Amanda Kates, Letitia Quesenberry, Aaron Skolnick, Mark Stockton, and Leah Tacha

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RARE is pleased to present Wayward Bound, a group show featuring drawings by seven artists each of whom is exhibiting at the gallery for the first time. Visual artist and independent curator Aaron Skolnick has assembled an exhibition that explores, challenges, and pushes the boundaries of the medium, which includes works ranging from classically rendered silverpoint portraits to vividly colored abstract collages. Participating artists are Taylor Bowen, Clint Colburn, Amanda Kates, Letitia Quesenberry, Aaron Skolnick, Mark Stockton, and Leah Tacha.

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Dionisios Fragias | May 9 – Jun 20, 2013

9 May, 2013
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Game Changer, or History Is Made at Night

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RARE is pleased to present Game Changer, or History Is Made at Night, Dionisios Fragias’ third solo show at the gallery. Comprised of three-dimensional objects and wall-relief paintings, the exhibition continues the artist’s investigation into human nature’s simultaneously competing tendencies toward creation and destruction. Game Changer runs from May 9 through June 20, with an opening night reception on Thursday, May 9.

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Maya Brodsky | Mar 28 – May 2, 2013

28 March, 2013
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Far and Long Gone By

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RARE Gallery is pleased to present Far and Long Gone By, Maya Brodsky’s solo debut at the gallery, and her first one-person exhibition since graduating with an MFA from the New York Academy of Art in 2010. Comprised of richly colored and delicately scaled oil paintings on panel, the show runs from March 28 through May 2, with an opening night reception on Thursday, March 28.

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