Michael Hill’s Photographs Radiate with the Essence of Design in Nature at Agora Gallery

| November 2, 2012

Practicing the art of “focus,” Michael Hill brings an extraordinary eye for the purity of his surroundings to his images, which are solely in black and white. By limiting his palette, Hill reduces his landscapes to their very core and elevates the image to one which is transcendental.

Michael Hill Distortion

This divine quality is prevalent throughout his works. Hill’s photographs breathe the beauty which is our world. Having lived and traveled throughout the globe, the photographer brings a universal spirit into his digital prints. He shies away from figurative compositions, not for lack of interest, but in an attempt to capture the patterns and imprints we leave in our wake. In this way, the photographs radiate an inherent understanding of the essence of design in nature.

Michael Hill currently resides in California, and conveys both an urban and country feel in his works. He explains, “I love the art in urban architecture yet I am always seeking out the expressiveness of wide open landscapes,” This open-minded fascination is at the core of his visual aesthetic.

Exhibition Dates: November 1st, 2012 – November 21, 2012
Reception: Thursday, November 8th, 2012
Gallery Location: 530 West 25th St, New York City
Gallery Hours: Tues – Sat, 11a.m. – 6 p.m.
Event URL: http://www.agora-gallery.com/artistpage/Michael_Hill.aspx

About the Exhibition

In Mélange of Milieu, color, form and content unite to create beautiful and fascinating works of art that reflect what we know and gently indicate the potential still unexplored. Altered States of Reality: An Exhibition of Analog and Digital Photography presents images that both excite and intrigue, as each photograph seems to constitute a window into a world only just beyond our grasp. In addition, Sacred Places: George Oommen / a solo exhibition displays the enthralling inspiration of the artist’s native Kerala and brings a spark of warmth and vision to our lives. The exhibitions begin on November 1, 2012 and continue until November 21, 2012 at Agora Gallery. The opening reception will take place on the evening of Thursday November 8, 2012. Entrance is free and art enthusiasts are warmly invited.

Featured Artists:
Altered States of Reality: An Exhibition of Analog and Digital Photography
Robert Slatkoff | Violette Cici | Debbie Klein | Michael Hill | Darlene Towson | Brett Howard Sproul | Veronique Forest | Sandro Pezzi | Brigitte Halewitsch | Maurizio Cofini | Calvin Cheung | Rossella Tomaselli | Carmine La Valle | Henrik Welle | Carlo Guidetti | Aldo Basili
Mélange of Milieu
Sam Talbot-Kelly | Valentina Chiappini | Lizzy Forrester | Bonnie Pakman | Isabelle Viallaneix | Grace Arledge | Nurith Lumer-Klabbers | Anita Le Sech | Chanon Lauffer | Cheri Mittermaier | Heleen Cornet | Antonio Lengua
Sacred Places: George Oommen / a solo exhibition
George Oommen
Interviews with the artists and high resolution images are available upon request.

About Agora Gallery

Agora Gallery is a fine art gallery, established in 1984 and located in the heart of New York City’s Chelsea art galleries district. It is famous for showcasing a spectacular array of talented artists from around the world and around the corner, while providing quality and original art to collectors. Gallery II, an elegant adjacent gallery space, gives artists the ideal area for a solo or group exhibition of their own, organized and publicized by Agora Gallery. The gallery publishes ARTisSpectrum Magazine, a bi-annual magazine that is distributed to museums, galleries, art institutions and art schools around the world. It provides artists, collectors, museums, galleries, art organizations and enthusiasts with access to the work of international talented artists as well as feature articles, reviews and interviews. Agora Gallery is the proud sponsor of ARTmine, one of the most comprehensive resources available worldwide to view and purchase fine art. The gallery also runs Agora Art Blog, a blog designed to provide helpful information and advice for artists while providing a forum for artists to help one another by sharing their experiences and thoughts.

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