PRESS RELEASE: William Steiger: Inventor opens October 19
September 19, 2019 - Holly Johnson Gallery
Holly Johnson Gallery is pleased to announce Inventor, a show of paintings and collages by William Steiger. The gallery’s second show of the artist’s work opens on October 19th (5:30-8:30 PM) and runs through December 21st.
Inventor speaks to the artist’s ongoing fascination with bridges, towers, transportation and machines, many of which came to be during the ‘Age of Invention’. The scrutiny of these, their most precise details, lay the foundation for much of Steiger’s work. The title draws from the concept of artist as creator or inventor, as well as from the images present here, one in particular including collage elements found in the diagrams and scientific paperwork of the artist’s late grandfather, an engineer and patent holder....Download Article (PDF)