SLPL’s Schlafly Branch displays Mark Szwabo’s exhibit

March_exhibit1The St. Louis Public Library’s Schlafly Branch will display artist Mark Szwabo’s latest work during March. The exhibit “Polychromatic Visualization of Ordinariness” features his complete catalog of recent work.

The exhibit is open for viewing during normal Library hours, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday and Saturday and from 1-5 p.m. on Sunday. The Schlafly Branch is located at 225 North Euclid, at the corner of Lindell and Euclid in the St. Louis Historic Central West End neighborhood.

An opening reception for “Polychromatic Visualization of Ordinariness” will be held on March 11 from 2:30-5:30 p.m. It’s free and open to the public.

March_exhibit2“I look at the Impressionistic influences, and the concept where developments in color theory which helped their search for a more exact analysis of the effects of color and light in nature,” Szwabo said. “Abandoning the conventional idea that the shadow of an object was made up from its color with some brown or black added. Instead, they enriched their colors with the idea that the shadow of an object is broken up with dashes of its complementary color.”

Call 314-367-4120 for more information.