“Reality Revisited” Gallery Talk by Charles David Viera
“DECISION TIME FOR RED #2”: Artist Charles David Viera will discuss his latest exhibition, “Reality Revisited: Paintings by Charles David Viera,” at a gallery talk on Monday, June 14 from 11 a.m. to noon at the Nassau Club.
The Nassau Club at 6 Mercer Street, Princeton, will be presenting a gallery talk by Charles David Viera on Monday, June 14 from 11 a.m. to noon. The event is free and open to the public.
Viera will be discussing his current exhibition, “Reality Revisited: Paintings by Charles David Viera,” which is currently on display at the Nassau Club through September 26. Viera’s artwork has been exhibited at the Brooklyn Museum, the Nassau County Museum, and locally at the Ellarslie Museum in Trenton and he is a longtime instructor at the Arts Council of Princeton.
An artist for over 40 years, he is equally comfortable with images of wildlife, narrative scenes, and landscape painting. Viera now turns his attention to abstraction with this new work. The paintings offered in “Reality Revisited” are abstracted versions of many of his earlier works and have never been exhibited before. Like most, he was homebound much of 2020 due to the pandemic, but this gave him a chance to re-imagine some of his earlier images.
“As a friend pointed out recently, the world has been abstracted in the last year and my paintings, like the world, are sort of the same but also quite different,” said Viera. “I didn’t realize it at the time, but she was correct, these paintings are a reaction to the abstracted world that all of us lived through during 2020.”
The public is also invited to an artist’s reception at the Nassau Club on September 12 from 3-5 p.m.
To view the exhibition, or for more about his work, visit charlesdavidviera.com.