2013-10-24 17:08:18 - NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of Lebanese photographer Sylvio Tabet in Illumination: An Exhibition of Fine Art Photography
Sylvio Tabet produces large-format digital prints that are high in contrast, color, and emotional intensity. He deftly manipulates his photographs to create fresh, invigorating works of art. “My art is a combination of photography and digital tools, creating what I call a ‘Suspended Reality’ of unique photo-paintings: diptychs and triptychs enhancing the Yin and Yang aspect of every element,” he explains. “I reach for the world of dreams in my pictures, blending reality with my own reality where red could be green and yellow could be blue.” Tabet’s compositions are designed to make bold statements about our world, yet he manages to execute his work in a way that still leaves room for personal interpretation. His fascination with duality is
pervasive; it gives his work a unique visual quality as well as an incredible depth of meaning.
Tabet was born in Lebanon, and he currently resides in both Beirut and Los Angeles. A self-described Renaissance man, he pursues many creative endeavors in addition to his digital art, including film and writing.
Exhibition Dates: October 29, 2013 – November 19, 2013
Reception: Thursday, November 7, 2013, 6-8 pm
Gallery Location: 530 West 25th St, New York City
Gallery Hours: Tues – Sat, 11a.m. - 6 p.m.
Event URL: www.agora-gallery.com/artistpage/Sylvio_Tabet.aspx
About the Exhibition
Illumination: An Exhibition of Fine Art Photography displays the tremendous power of which photography is capable, both as a means of expression and as an art form. These creations employ the potential of the medium to the full, in the service of the guiding ideas and instincts that animate them. Each artist infuses their work with a sense of vision and clarity, conveying a new and intriguing way of looking at life which both appeals and excites. Intelligent, insightful, and full of a captivating appreciation for the world, this is fine art photography at its memorable best.
The exhibition opens on October 29, 2013 and continues until November 19, 2013, with a reception on the evening of Thursday November 7, 2013, at 6-8PM. Entrance is free and art enthusiasts are warmly invited to attend and experience these original and compelling works of art.
Lella Beretta | Mili DC Hartinger | Lynne Douglas | Patricia Gilman | Stuart L. Gordon | Debbie Klein | George Ligon | Tom McGee | Klaus Pfeiffer | María Pisaca | S.L.S. | Dušan Swalens | Sylvio Tabet | Natalie Wollmann
About Agora Gallery
Agora Gallery is a fine art gallery, established in 1984 and located in the heart of New York City’s Chelsea art galleries district. It is famous for showcasing a spectacular array of talented artists from around the world and around the corner, while providing quality and original art to collectors. Exhibitions are usually group exhibits, presenting the work of a number of artists, but sometimes solo exhibitions focus on the work of one particular artist. The gallery publishes ARTisSpectrum Magazine, a bi-annual magazine that is distributed to museums, galleries, art institutions and art schools around the world. It provides artists, collectors, museums, galleries, art organizations and enthusiasts with access to the work of international talented artists as well as feature articles, reviews and interviews. Agora Gallery is the proud sponsor of ARTmine, one of the most comprehensive resources available worldwide to view and purchase fine art. The gallery also runs Agora Art Blog, a blog designed to provide helpful information and advice for artists while providing a forum for artists to help one another by sharing their experiences and thoughts.