Date(s) - 01/16/2016 - 01/30/2016
Arc Gallery and Studios
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Impulse – A spur of the moment, unplanned decision to buy, made just before a purchase
All works priced $250 retail or under
Jurors: Arc Gallery & Studios partners
- Michael Yochum
- Priscilla Otani
- Stephen C. Wagner
- Matthew Frederick
In November 2014, Francis Bacon’s painting “Three Studies of Lucian Freud” broke the world record for the most expensive artwork ever sold — $142.4 million. In contrast, “Impulse,” a short turn-around exhibition of affordable artworkby Bay Area and Northern California artists, offers a more approachable price point: $250 or less.
Each artist brings two works of art, one to exhibit and one to replace it when sold. Artwork is sold off the wall, facilitating purchases of work by patrons. The beginning of the show versus the end of the show is completely different because the art keeps getting replaced.