This Thursday, the Bedford Gallery in Walnut Creek will open the newest exhibition Home: Shelter and Habitat in Contemporary Art. The works features investigate the role played through the home, habitat and environments. Ranging from the traditional notions of hearth, to mobile alternatives, and eco-conscious abodes, it will be an address to how people’s interpretation of habitat has shifted over the century.
This exhibition features a national group of artists, whose work ranges in an diversity of mediums including painting, sculpture, video, and photography. The works featured in the exhibition examines everything from interiors and the abstract concepts of what makes a home, to scenes of devastation and abandonment. Each work will also express how the home (whatever that may be), provide some kind of physical shelter and emotional protection, and in some cases become the monuments after leaving that home.
The artists featured in the Home exhibition include Todd Hido, Dean Monogensis, Hannah Chalew, Julie Alvarado, Tyler Bewley, and Dean Minervini. Bedford Gallery’s website at www.bedfordgallery.com offers three samples on the exhibition’s page including Hido’s chromogenic print 2122. The website can also be used in attain more information, such as admission. The exhibition in on view until November 17th.