Cliff Garten will be exhibiting two new pieces as part of Tapping the Third Realm, at the Ben Maltz Gallery of the Otis College of Art and Design.
Tapping the Third Realm: An exhibition spanning two galleries and college campuses exploring the spiritual, metaphysical and alchemical in contemporary art.
The opening reception will be 3-5pm on September 22, 2013, and will be on display through December 8, 2013, at the Ben Maltz Gallery.
A co-curated collaboration between Ben Maltz Gallery and the Laband Art Gallery at Loyola Marymount University the group exhibition Tapping the Third Realm presents the work of thirty-four artists who deal with ideas of spirituality through four main avenues: conjuring, communication, collaboration and chance. It explores how artists tap into another dimension, whether it be a place of spirits, ideas of heaven, or the collective unconscious. Elements of magic, witchcraft, and profound attention or intuition are evident in the artists’ creative processes. In this collection of work there are portals to the spirit world, communications with the dead, spells manifested in glass, prayers as drawings, potions as paintings, and dreams transformed into sculpture. This exhibition is curated by Meg Linton, Director of Galleries and Exhibitions, Ben Maltz Gallery, Otis College of Art and Design and Carolyn Peter, Director and Curator, Laband Art Gallery, Loyola Marymount University.