Bay Area Artist Nellie King Solomon Exhibits at Brian Gross Fine Art

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- Bay Area artist Nellie King Solomon opened an exhibition of new paintings at Brian Gross Fine Art. Continuing the artist’s exploration of movement and chance through energetic, gestural abstractions on mylar, these dramatic new works reflect Solomon’s “experiences of great western landscapes, interior and exterior terrains, [and] the shock of unabsorbed events.” The exhibition continues through October 30, 2010. In her recent work, Solomon explores vibrant new color palettes in magenta, fluorescent orange, and Hooker’s green. Working on a large table and using custom-made glass trowels, the artist applies pigment to thick sheets of mylar in broad, sweeping gestures. Bold, deliberate strokes merge with Solomon’s signature pours and drips, while large, opaque areas give way to thin, iridescent skim coats. An intentionally