new in public paintings by scott duce arrived in the gallery this week. scott duce lives and work in new york city. along with his contemporary landscapes scott's in public series is a study in human nature and color.
an on going series of paintings each 12 x 12 inches and oil on panel. the paintings are meant to be seen in groups. the series is based upon observation of specific and unique individuals as seen on the streets and parks through out the city. the series isolates individual figures within a color field to explore the visual impact of a subtle moment within the complexity of our visual reality. by further reorganizing and deconstructing the images, placing them in a unified grid, reestablish a visual and emotional intricacy, the series suggests subtle and complex nature of isolated human actions in publics spaces. many of the individuals were seen directly from the studio window in New York.
the in public paintings look fabulous in multiples groupings. scott's in public paintings will be included in go figure a group exhibition exploring figurative work in january 2015. please call the gallery if you would like further information.