Voltz Clarke Gallery is pleased to exhibit in Intersect Aspen with Khalilah Birdsong and Natasha Law.
Khalilah Birdsong and Natasha Law
Opening Reception: August 1 – 5, 2021
Gallery Location: Aspen Ice Garden | 233 West Hyman Avenue, Aspen, CO 81611
Show Dates: VIP Preview Brunch | Sunday, August 1, 2021 10:00 am – 11:00 am
– Public Opening Reception | Sunday, August 1, 2021 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
– General Admission | August 1 – 5, 2021, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm daily
– Khalilah Birdsong Artist Talk | August 2, 2021, 12:00 pm
Contact Info: , 917.292.6921, voltzclarke.com
Khalilah Birdsong’s abstract color studies act as a playful partner to Natasha Law’s more reserved abstracted female nudes. Birdsong’s layered works, constructed through the building up and removing of paint tell histories of forgotten colors as paint is added and stripped from the surface. In a contrastingly delicate process, Law uses high-gloss paints to depict the fleeting moments of the everyday woman using abstract shapes made of large and lustrous color fields. The artists use the abstract in contrasting ways; one to depict an almost sculptural visual chronology of colors through the tactical and arduous process of painting, and the other to highlight the delicate strength of women in the ephemeral moments of each passing day.
Intersect Aspen is an annual art and culture event in the heart of one of the nation’s most prestigious collector communities. Formerly known as Art Aspen, it has been running since 2010.
Khalilah Birdsong (b. 1977, Cleveland, Ohio and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, USA) is a visual artist who creates large-scale abstract paintings and installations. Khalilah lived in the rainforest of Maui, Hawaii from 2017-2019, where she painted fervently in nature and discovered a new meaning of life that translates throughout her artwork. Birdsong currently resides in the mountains of North Georgia, USA. In the fall of 2021, Khalilah will be moving to England to begin her matriculation at Goldsmiths, University of London to pursue her Masters of Fine Art. Birdsong has exhibited with galleries in Atlanta, Georgia, Cincinnati, Ohio, New York, New York, Japan, Italy and Hamburg, Germany. Birdsong’s work can be found in President Barack Obama’s private collection, and is being considered to hang in his Presidential Library. Birdsong participated in the XIIth Florence Biennale in Florence, Italy exhibiting four large-scale paintings and installation work in the fall of 2019. Natasha Law (b. 1970) is a United Kingdom native who continues to live and work in London since graduating from Camberwell College of the Arts. Law has been represented by Voltz Clarke for over a decade starting with her first solo show Stills at Diane Von Furstenberg in New York City, along with other shows in New York, Hong Kong, and London. She has exhibited internationally and is in a number of well-known private collections.