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OVER A QUARTER CENTURY OF DEDICATION TO PROTECTING, PRESERVING AND PROMOTING EROTIC ART.
October 13 - December 1, 2007
St. Louis, MO

phd
presents:

Hand To Hand
David Wallace and Rebecca Trawick

A Coast to Coast Collaborative Collage Project
by Two Artists Who Never Met Each Other.

Opening Reception: Saturday, October 13, 2007, 7:00 - 11:00 PM
Meet the artists as They Meet Each Other.

"There are 'hints' of eroticism. Since it's vintage collage, there are many images comprised of vintage nudes and pin up girls, and certainly the one piece entitled "Know the Truth" is a teaser! (It features a male sailor's face with a pin up girl's body.)"

Rebecca Trawick lives in L.A. and David Wallace lives in Pittsburgh. The two artists, who have never met each other, have completed nearly fifty collages using the U.S. Postal Service to send work back and forth until both decided a piece was finished. phd gallery will hang thirty of their finest works, flanked by thumbnail photos taken by the artists which show the stages of progression. Meet the artists at the opening night reception as they meet each other for the first time.

The series debuted in Pittsburgh in January of 2007. Janera Soloman, visual arts critic for The Pittsburgh City Paper had this to say: "This beautiful collection of collages holds no specific thematic intentions; there are no hidden messages to interpret. Each piece offers its own vocabulary, images for which viewers can create their own meanings. Or one can simply appreciate the image for its aesthetic value as a beautiful work of art."

These artists are examples of intuition and assurance at its finest. They concede control over creative outcome and secure in the process a dynamic and spontaneous artform that is process directed and not fully under their rein.

phd
Gallery Hours: Thursday - Sunday, Noon to 4:00 PM
2300 Cherokee Street, Saint Louis, MO 63118  Map 
314.664.6644
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