Coinciding with the 11th edition of Art Basel Miami Beach this December, 101/exhibit in Miami will present Chambliss Giobbi’s solo project, entitled SE7N.
Excess, hatred and indifference are all sure descriptions, within Catholic dogmas and mythologies alike, of The Seven Deadly Sins. Visualizing these manifestations of inertia and obsession is made possible by New York – based artist Chambliss Giobbi.
SE7N is the culmination of 1000s of images photographed, shredded, torn, cut, reassembled, composed and affixed to large aluminum panels, 92 x 56 inches, and sealed within burnished layers of bees wax. Also included, a select collection of Giobbi’s personal portraits will also be featured throughout the entire gallery space.
The exhibition will be accompanied by a 44-page catalog with an essay by Walter Robinson. Mr. Robinson has written for numerous publications including contributing Editor at Art in America. He is the former Editor-in-Chief of Artnet Magazine.
Chambliss Giobbi was born in New York City in 1963. He earned his BFA in Classical Music Composition from Boston University in 1986 before shifting into the field of contemporary visual art. He was the past recipient of the New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship (1991) and a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1996. Giobbi’s work has been featured in exhibitions in Barcelona, Bucharest, London, Detroit, New York and Miami. His work is held in the permanent collection of the Museo De Bellas Artes in Santander, Spain. Publications such as BOMB Magazine, SLEEK Magazine(Berlin), FlashArt (Online edition) andThe New York Timeshave included Giobbi and his work. Giobbi lives and works in New York City.
101/exhibit is a contemporary art program dedicated to presenting international emerging and established talent. Spanning multiple mediums, with a particular focus on figurative painting and drawing, the gallery engages its audience with a finely- tuned roster of artists in consistent and flourishing states of production in practice. 101/exhibit is unique in its twofold mission to promote the artist and to inspire the collector. Founded by Sloan Schaffer in 2008, the gallery is situated within the heart of Miami’s Design District with a second space in West Hollywood, California.Be sure to tell them Soul Of Miami sent you!
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