A selection of paintings by Archil Pichkhadze will be on exhibition at Green Kill from Saturday, April 7, 2018 to Saturday, April 26, 2018. The opening reception will be on Saturday April 7, 2018 from 5 to 7 PM. Exhibition hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 3 PM until 9 PM.
About Archil Pichkhadze
I am in love with the visual world. For me, the most important part of making a painting is the act of looking. Careful observation leads to sustained moments of clarity. In these moments I can move beyond preconceptions, experiencing all things mundane as magical. Every painting presents me with the task of balancing its many elements. Much like lines in a poem, in order for the whole to succeed, the parts of the painting have to support and play off of each other. I want each painting to hold the viewers gaze, let him or her enter and wonder around a bit, making their own personal connections and discoveries along the way.
In my most recent work the implied narratives have floated much closer to the surface. These images attempt to balance the visual and emotional complexities found at the borders of observational realism, fading memories and lost dreams. In the upcoming work I am very interested in further pursuing these ideas, while creating enigmatic paintings with real presence. My intention is to tell the plain truth, beautifully