Paintings by Nicholas Hlobo on View at Galerie Pfriem at SCAD Lacoste

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Nicholas Hlobo - Ii-isobar nemimoya ngeyeKhala (Isobars in July), 2010 - Wool and ribbon on canvas, 152 x 240 cm.

LACOSTE, FRANCE.- Having hosted his first
U.S.
solo exhibition in Savannah in 2007, the SCAD exhibitions department is
pleased
to present Nicholas Hlobo in “Paintings,” a solo exhibition at Galerie
Pfriem at
SCAD Lacoste, France. “Paintings,” a compilation of new works on canvas,

discards notions of traditional painting techniques and presents
canvases that
have been slashed then delicately stitched with distinct materials such
as
satin, rubber, gauze and leather. Hlobo’s richly layered, tactile works
are
anchored in the post-­‐Apartheid South African culture the artist was
raised
in, and reflect on larger human issues such as language, gender,
sexuality, race
and communication. “Paintings” will be on view at Galerie Pfriem at SCAD

Lacoste, France, from July 3-­‐Aug. 28, 2010.