Ro2 Art presents
At the Magnolia
Cheryl Finfrock: The Quiet Person’s Chronicle
July 9 – August 15, 2015
RECEPTION: Thursday, July 9th, 6 – 8pm
3699 McKinney Ave. Ste. 100 / West Village Dallas, TX 75204
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Fundraiser Group Show this Saturday, November 2nd from 6 – 9 pm
Big Medium at Canopy/916 Springdale Rd/Austin,TX 78702
I have some new work at Koelsch Gallery. If you are in Houston be sure to catch the show by July 13th.
703 Yale Street, Houston, TX 77007
TASTE Wine + Art
213 N Nugent Ave
(across from the Courthouse)
Johnson City. TX 78636
Bay6 Gallery & Studios
5305 Bolm Rd
Austin, TX 78721
Saturday, July 16, 2011 from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Featuring the work of Catherine Small & Cheryl Finfrock
My favorite art movement is CoBrA. So, remembering Corneille, here’s a bit of history.
Dutch CoBrA artist Corneille died at the age of 88 September 7th, 2010.
He was the last surviving Dutch member of the CoBrA European art movement.
Corneille was self taught and among the small group of Danish, Belgian and Dutch artists who formed what was initially called the Dutch Experimental Group in a Paris café July, 16th 1948. On November 8th, 1948 the group named their avant-garde collective CoBrA — an acronym representing their home cities of Copenhagen, Brussels and Amsterdam. CoBrA was noted for a spontaneous, semi-abstract mid-century painting style.
CoBrA subject matter included animals and fantasy creatures with emphasis on mythology.
As Corneille once said, “We used everything and loved everything. We took from children’s drawings, folklore, drawings by the insane…”
Some of these artists were also preoccupied with with theorizing about art and the role of the artist in society. Influenced by Karl Marx, their goal was to have art made for and by everyone, irrespective of class, race, intellect and educational level.
I am looking forward to visiting the Cobra Museum in Amsterdam one day.
Check out the Cobra Museum’s website: