Magazine article Southwest Art

Browne, Laguë & Nagy: InSight Gallery, February 5-23

Magazine article Southwest Art

Browne, Laguë & Nagy: InSight Gallery, February 5-23

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THIS MONTH InSight Gallery has gathered three international artists- Tibor Nagy, Jeremy Browne, and Mark Laguë-to present a spectrum of perspectives on contemporary landscapes. Opening with an artists' reception on Friday, February 5, from 6 to 8 p.m., the show balances stillness with energy and urban scenes with rural views.

"Tibor captures European landscapes with a loose style that's quite impressionistic," says gallery owner Elizabeth Harris. "Jeremy, as a contrast, is incredibly stylized and realistic, with clean lines. It's traditional representational art with a slight contemporary lilt. Mark's cityscapes have energy to them. All three of them are handling landscapes in remarkably different ways- each captures a different feeling and energy."

All three artists are relatively new additions to the gallery's stable of artists and have received a warm welcome from collectors. "There's a freshness to all of their works and their perspectives that not just seasoned patrons are attracted to, but also young buyers who are just starting their collections," Harris says. Collectors can expect four to eight new works from each painter for the exhibition.

Nagy presents a combination of landscapes and cityscapes inspired by his native Slovakia, where he still makes his home today. "It was their overall mood, which ended up being manifested with a limited color palette," Nagy says of his inspirations. "I constantly experiment, trying to find new ways of visual expression. In this new collection of paintings, it will be possible to see partially different approaches and techniques, especially in terms of paint application and the overall execution. …

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