Barry Whistler Gallery will present Digital-Distraction, a solo exhibition by John Pomara.
Pomara’s new paintings utilize a signature flatness in his application of oil enamel, combined with the visual detours of loose spray-painted lines and disjointed sections of color. The work focuses on themes of disconnection in Pomara's approach to composition.
This visual distraction arises from a perceived rift between the connectedness of a digital culture and its resulting social disengagement. Pomara uses the term distraction as the result of a history of abstraction in modern painting, but also as a comical twist on the distractions of popular culture. His paintings are situated directly between these ideas.
Following the opening reception, the exhibit will be on display through November 29.
Barry Whistler Gallery
315 Cole St.
Dallas, TX 75207
Admission is free.
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