Exploring Axis Mundi: The Still Point At The Center Of The Turning Universe

Axis Mundi

FIRECAT PROJECTS presents
“Exploring Axis Mundi: The Still Point At The Center Of The Turning Universe”
New Paintings and Drawings by Jason Brammer

Details of Event: “Exploring Axis Mundi: The Still Point At The Center Of The Turning Universe”, a solo exhibition by Chicago artist Jason Brammer, opens at Firecat Projects on Friday, February 24th from 7-10pm. The exhibit will debut a new series of mixed media paintings and graphite drawings inspired by symbology, alchemy, and spiritual iconography. At the core of the show is the concept of Axis Mundi (meaning, “axis of the world”), which has been thought of as a portal between the earthly and heavenly realms in various religious and mythological traditions. Reflecting on these themes, Brammer has blended geometric shapes and patterns, flowing organic tendrils, esoteric symbols, and all-seeing eyes into compelling visual tapestries with paint and pencil. In addition to the opening reception, Brammer will be at the gallery on Saturday, March 10th at 2pm to chat about his art and creative process.  See Jason Brammer’s artwork at www.jasonbrammer.com.

DATES & TIMES:
Opening Reception: Friday, February 24, 2012 from 7pm to 10pm
Artist Talk: Saturday, March 10, 2012 at 2pm
Exhibition: Through Saturday, March 24, 2012
Regular Hours: Monday – Saturday 10am to 4pm; or by appointment

WHERE:
Firecat Projects
2124 N. Damen Avenue, Chicago, IL 60647
Located on Damen between Charleston St and Shakespeare Ave, in Chicago’s Bucktown neighborhood
Phone: 773-342-5381

Contacts:  773-267-0155 or ecarey@mac.com (Erin Brammer, Artist Manager)  |  773-342-5381 or vitodklein@aol.com (Stan Klein, Gallery Director)

Admission Price: FREE (Opening reception, artist talk, and exhibition are all free of charge).

One thought

  1. Jason Brammer never ceases to amaze me. His work is incredible and intriguing, and always thought provoking. I hope to be attending his opening reception at Firecat Projects!

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