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Laura Rathe Fine Art presents Paul Rousso and Matt Devine: "Man Made" opening reception

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Photo courtesy of Laura Rathe Fine Art Houston

Laura Rathe Fine Art presents "Man Made," a dual-exhibition of renowned artists Paul Rousso and Matt Devine.

"Man Made" serves as a celebration of the artistic prowess of both Rousso and Devine, two visionaries who bring unique perspectives to the world of contemporary art. The utilization of heat and physicality to manipulate raw materials being fundamental to their practices. The exhibition explores the intersection of nature and human innovation, creating a dialogue between the organic and the crafted.

Rousso, recognized for his mastery of manipulating polystyrene into three-dimensional artworks, presents a series of works that challenge perceptions of materiality. The works debuted in this exhibition showcase Rousso’s latest development - mirrored color abstracts. The mirrored coating resembles that of a kaleidoscope, appearing glass-like upon first look. They invite the viewers to explore the depth and complexity of everyday objects, transforming the mundane into the extraordinary.

In contrast, Devine's metal sculptures convey a harmonious balance between strength and grace. Devine's creations, often characterized by fluid lines and geometric precision, evoke a sense of movement and transformation. His sculptures, though made from powerful, organic materials, appear weightless in any environment, as if they could float away.

Rousso and Devine will be in attendance at the opening reception .Following the opening reception, the exhibit will be on display through March 31.

Laura Rathe Fine Art presents "Man Made," a dual-exhibition of renowned artists Paul Rousso and Matt Devine.

"Man Made" serves as a celebration of the artistic prowess of both Rousso and Devine, two visionaries who bring unique perspectives to the world of contemporary art. The utilization of heat and physicality to manipulate raw materials being fundamental to their practices. The exhibition explores the intersection of nature and human innovation, creating a dialogue between the organic and the crafted.

Rousso, recognized for his mastery of manipulating polystyrene into three-dimensional artworks, presents a series of works that challenge perceptions of materiality. The works debuted in this exhibition showcase Rousso’s latest development - mirrored color abstracts. The mirrored coating resembles that of a kaleidoscope, appearing glass-like upon first look. They invite the viewers to explore the depth and complexity of everyday objects, transforming the mundane into the extraordinary.

In contrast, Devine's metal sculptures convey a harmonious balance between strength and grace. Devine's creations, often characterized by fluid lines and geometric precision, evoke a sense of movement and transformation. His sculptures, though made from powerful, organic materials, appear weightless in any environment, as if they could float away.

Rousso and Devine will be in attendance at the opening reception .Following the opening reception, the exhibit will be on display through March 31.

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Laura Rathe Fine Art
4444 Westheimer Rd D120, Houston, TX 77027, USA
https://laurarathe.com/show/laura-rathe-fine-art-man-made---paul-rousso-matt-devine-at-lrfa-houston

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Admission is free.

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