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New Mixed Media Paintings by Bay Area Artist Freddy Chandra at Walter Maciel Gallery

LOS ANGELES, CA.- Walter Maciel Gallery presents an exhibition of new mixed media paintings entitled Verge by Bay Area artist Freddy Chandra. This is Chandra’s first solo show in Los Angeles and his second exhibition with the gallery having been introduced in a group show entitled Pattern re-Defined in 2008. In his new body of work, Chandra presents formal compositions made of multi-colored cast resin, graphite and plexiglass that are arranged in precise sequences. The rhythmic repeating, pairing and overlapping of the placement and disposition create a language rooted in abstract painting while exploring the temporal nature of the moving image. Embedded in the resin is a layer of plexiglass that reacts to different light