Oklahoma Contemporary
Untitled, Chuck Webster, 2014
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Woven with a Silent Motto: Drawings 1977-2014

Chuck Webster

Fairgrounds
02/25/14 - 05/16/14

Chuck Webster is known for his playful quasi-abstract paintings and drawings. Lyrical voluminous forms loosely refer to animals, plants, architecture, and human bodies. Webster’s deadpan compositions feature a centered graphic floating nonchalantly against a vibrant, usually monochrome, background. His saturated colors and playful biomorphic forms evoke the spuriously naïve abstractions of Paul Klee and late Matisse, as well as outsider artist Forrest Bess. Although these paintings may seem capricious, they are carefully created and reworked over the course of six to eight months. In recent work, however, Webster has begun to apply the speed and spontaneity of his drawings to the painting process. His work is in the permanent collections of the Whitney Museum of American Art and the MFA Houston.

Hours

Monday - Saturday 9 a.m. - 10 p.m.

Sunday 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. see additional holidays

Location

3000 General Pershing Blvd.
Oklahoma City, OK 73107
Phone: 405.951.0000
Fax: 405.951.0003
info@okcontemp.org

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