Friday, July 15, 2011

PRESS RELEASE: Varujan Boghosian & Erick Hufschmid at BigTown Gallery in Rochester

Saturday, July 16
Gallery Opening Reception
Varujan Boghosian & Erick Hufschmid
5 - 7 PM
Free & Open to the Public

Exhibition July 13 - August 22, 2011

We are delighted to present, in the main gallery, our second solo exhibition of VARUJAN BOGHOSIAN (b.1926), and, in the center gallery, our first solo exhibition of the photographs of New Hampshire resident, ERICK HUFSCHMID.

Main Gallery:
New Collages and Constructions 2009 - 2011

Center Gallery:
A Muse - A Visit to the Studio of Varujan Boghosian
In respo nse to our invitation to show his photographs, Hufshmid revealed his interest in beginning a series that would photograph, and document, the studios of known artists. He chose to take the opportunity presented by this show to begin that project, photographing the studio of Varujan Boghosian. The result is produced in a portfolio of 18 illuminating photographs of the artist's studio. Shown here individually and in portfolio.

Varujan Boghosian, Smoke Rings, 2011, Collage, 32.75" x 26.75" framed. Photo by Tad Merrick.
Erick Hufschmid, 2011, archival pigment print, from the portfolio A Muse - A Visit to the Studio of Varujan Boghosian.