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Poolside (Online Exclusive)

December 3 – March 10th, 2021
Ken Rush

Court Tree Collective proudly presents Poolside by Ken Rush. A 50 year exploration of the iconic symbol of leisure. Over the decades, Ken has periodically returned to pool imagery, but it took the isolation of last summer for him to embrace the work he had started in 1970.







Artist Statement:
I grew up in the New York suburbs surrounded by beach and country clubs, and one summer, my parents installed a swimming pool. Swimming and hanging out at our secluded pool filled my summer days. When I spent my Junior year of art school in London, I was inspired by David Hockney’s work and my own summer memories, and began my own pool paintings. Over the decades, I have periodically returned to pool imagery, but it took the isolation of last summer for me to completely embrace the work I had started in 1970. The pool paintings have evolved, They have become simpler and almost idiomatic, but for me the original mystery of the remembered pools remain

Court Tree Collective was established in 2013 by a group of artists and creatives with the primary purpose of representing and supporting the work of emerging and established contemporary artists. Since its opening Court Tree Collective has been a staple to south Brooklyn’s emerging art scene and in a short time has exhibited a number of important exhibitions. In addition they have curated a number of exhibitions at satellite locations throughout the states and abroad︎






Location

Industry City
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BLD #5
2nd FL, Suite B236
Brooklyn, NY 11232


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Gallery Hours

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Sun 12 - 5pm
*and by appointment



The 36 St subway station {D, N, R, trains} is the nearest one to Industry City in Brooklyn






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