Times Union: Artists Explore Patterns - Omar Chacon at Collar Works Gallery
July 16, 2014 - Amy Griffin
In his recent television series, "Cosmos," astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson discussed the human talent for pattern recognition as a double-edged sword. "We're especially good at finding patterns, even when they aren't there," he said, explaining that this helps us makes sense of the world. It's the same thing that drives creativity. In the current show at Troy's Collar Works Gallery, four artists explore patterns through painting and drawing. "Discernible Regularities," which includes Omar Chacon, Amanda Kates, Fernando Orellana and Kenny Rivero, is a sample of the distinctive ways artists might approach patterning, as well as color.
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