SACI Alumna Gisèle Bryers exhibits her work in Rome February 1-13, 2014

Gigi Bryers

Gigi Bryers “The Last Tattoo”, 3-D oil on linen, approx. 160x200cm

SACI Alumna Gisèle (Gigi) Bryers (Spring 1984) is exhibiting her work in the Galleria d’Agostiniana in Rome. Bryer’s solo exhibition, titled Opere Tridimensionali (3D Works), runs from February 1-13, 2014. The gallery belongs to the Vatican and is part of the Complesso Monumentale Museo L’Agostiniana located in Piazze del Popolo 12. Bryers lives in Switzerland and had this to say about her recent work:

I’ve been working on my drawing, more specifically the strangely minor esteem we have for drawing versus painting. Consequently I began using pencils, my fingers, and erasers as one would use an oil paint brush. This is something I already did, but pushed it one step further to see if addressing “drawing” as “painting” would actually make a difference. What came out of it was a pretty strange series of portraits, which will be shown along with much earlier 3D work. G.B.

Gigi Bryers: Opere Tridimensionali

February 1-13, 2014
Opens Saturday, February 1 at 6pm

Galleria Agostiniana
Complesso Monumentale Museo L’Agostiniana
Piazza del Popolo 12 – Rome, ITALY

Piazza del Popolo, Rome

Piazza del Popolo, Rome

About SACI

SACI is a US non-profit College of Art and Design in Florence, Italy, for undergraduate and graduate students seeking accredited instruction in studio art, design, conservation, art history, and Italian language and culture. Founded in 1975, SACI offers the following programs: Academic Semester/Year Abroad, Summer Studies, Venice Summer Program, Post-Bac in Conservation, MFA in Studio Art, MA in Art History.

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