On Main presents
Attila Richard Lukacs
edition of 5
44” X 74”, archival inkjet
June 28 – August 3, 2008
The 3 Diptychs have been created for the windows of 1965 Main Street.
This stunning set of enlarged Polaroid photographs have been produced as a limited edition to coincide with the exhibition. Attila Richard Lukacs / Polaroid’s / Michael Morris at Presentation House Gallery. Together these two events are the first public showings culled from the extraordinary collection of thousands of Polaroid’s created by ARL. www.arlarchives.com
Soon to be a major national touring exhibition and book, the diptych prints will be available for purchase at the opening June 28 at 8pm and by appointment.
Presentation House Gallery presents Attila Richard Lukacs / Polaroid’s / Michael Morris showcases over 600 Polaroid photographs by Vancouver painter Lukacs produced over the past 20 years as referents for paintings, assembled and collaged by Vancouver Island artist Michael Morris. Utilizing the unique characteristics of the Polaroid medium, Lukacs painter’s sensibility is evident in the photographs rich hues, deep chiaroscuro, romantic sensuality and graphic immediacy. Building on these strengths, Morris employs simple thematic and organizational schema’s to create vibrant Polaroid grids, uncovering an archeology of Lukacs’ work and relationships through a formal link to his own Colour Bar research project of the early 1970’s.
Presentation House Gallery
Hrs: Wed.-Sun. 12-5 pm Thur. 12-8
333 Chesterfield Ave
N. Vancouver, tel: 604 986-1351