Opening tomorrow (Thursday) at The Limner Gallery in Hudson is its annual thematic exhibition, “A Show of Heads,” featuring (yep, you guessed it) portraits of the human head. The show is comprised of works by a diverse group of 24 contemporary artists from across New York, the U.S. and the the U.K.
Like most shows at Limner, this one has an eclectic bent. The works range in style from traditional oil painting on canvas to digital photo-manipulation, etching and sculpture in various media. The Show of Heads shows the many ways in which the head can be used as a means of self-expression. All the artists in the exhibition have used the portrait formula to express their individuality. The character of the artists are revealed in the works, in some we see the comic, in others anxiety, joy, shock or political expressions.
An opening reception is slated for Saturday, November 6, 5-7pm. The exhibit runs through November 27.