NEW YORK, NY, September 05, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/
-- Daphne Merkin of Departure Magazine, writes as a featured artist with the Gerald Bland Gallery since 2010, Christopher's paintings have a "stark Cy Twombly feel to them." His painting of Cassius Clay, 2014, can be seen hanging in between a pair of Italian neoclassical gilt torches along the Gallery wall. In addition, Christopher's painting of owner Gerald Bland can be seen as you first enter his office just left of his desk. Photography by Dina Litovsky.
Christopher was born in New York City, he received a Bachelor of Fine Arts, from Marietta College and a PhD in Psychology from Saybrook Institute in San Francisco, California. After co-founding Martha Angus Inc. and Angus Caravelli Inc., he relocated to New York City. As an Artist, Christopher's work has been exhibited in galleries, and museums. His work has been featured in numerous publications such as, Vogue and Elle Decor. Christopher has participated in several film festivals including the Best in New Media Film Festival (Los Angeles) in 2011. In 2012, his artwork was published in the The New York Times, hosted in a group exhibition at Cheim & Read Gallery, sold at Christie's Auction House and honored by Anna Sui, fashion designer. In 2013, he participated in several group shows, including a one night, Pop-Up exhibition "Creative Mischief" at National Academy Museum of Art in New York City. In 2014, he participated in collaboration with illumination of the arts and the San Francisco Camera works "Up all Night" exhibition. In August, 2014 Flach's paintings transformed the Historic Cesis Castle wall, where he installed nine large scale portraits of Latvian writers, performers and artists in collaboration with the band PISANG AMBON and the lead vocalist Matiass Jansons, a third generation Latvian Sculptor.
New York City//2014 -- Ceramic Artist Friendship Association, Inc. ("CaFa") is proud to announce Christopher Flach's participation in the the 15th Tokyo-New York Friendship Ceramic Competition (http://www.cafaceramiccompetition.com
) for the year 2014. CaFa was organized in 1997 to further the cultural ties between the sister cities of New York and Tokyo by encouraging and honoring the creativity of their clay artists.
About Gerald Bland Gallery
Established in 1987, Gerald Bland Inc. caters to an international clientele and design elite. From a specialty in 18th Century decorative arts, the inventory has evolved to its current mix which now includes 20th Century selections as well as new, custom designs. One of a kind pieces, created by melding antique and contemporary elements together, are also on offer alongside a collection of fine art. The carefully curated collection ranges from late 17th Century to the 21st Century with a hand-chosen group of contemporary artists exhibiting in the gallery.
For commission requests, or to purchase works please contact The Gerald Bland Gallery directly.
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