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Burlington City Arts

Clark Derbes

April 15, 2016 - June 25, 2016

The abstract constructions of BCA’s 2015 Barbara Smail Award winner, Clark Derbes, combined the vernacular of Louisiana craft and folk art, with Op-Art and geometric pattern-based painting. Derbes’ use of vivid colors, playful titles and sincere execution collapsed the cold distance of modernism to highlight the humanity behind the construction of an art object.    

Exhibition sponsored by Seven Days.

Funded in part by a grant from the Vermont Arts CouncilNational Endowment for the Arts and The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts.

Farrell DistributingHarpoon BreweryFluid Bar Service and Misery Loves Co. are proud sponsors of BCA Center exhibitions and events.