Thirteen themed haunted houses across America make up the imagery for Misty Keasler’s Haunt, 2015–2017. A driving force behind this series, which depicts interior rooms and exterior scenes, is that the subject matter takes photography to the edge of where it fails as a medium. “Photographs,” Keasler explains, “are often used to document an experience, yet the experience of walking through a haunted house is completely lost in each of the still images.
Katherine Bradford is known for her vibrant palette and eccentric compositions. Often built up over months and sometimes years, Bradford’s paintings are textured, semi-transparent coats of acrylic paint, with hints of pentimenti exposed in the finished surface. Her recent works revisit several of her favored motifs, such as ships and swimmers—traditional and enduring subjects seen throughout art history. Bradford’s canvases, however, are more ominous, and often improbable in comparison to the relative calm of James McNeill Whistler’s paintings or Paul Cézanne’s portraits of bathers.
5-Course Glenlivet Scotch Dinner
Thursday November 16th at 6:30pm
Guest Speaker: Craig Vaught, Master of Scotch
$89, $99 for non-members plus tax and gratuity.
For Reservations, call 817-840-2157
Cocktail Reception with Glenlivet Founder’s Reserve
Cured Sea Scallop Sashimi with Smoked Daikon Sorbet, Pear Dashi & Micro Lemongrass
Paired with The Glenlivet 12-Year-Old Single Malt