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DON REITZ: The Expressive Genius
A retrospective featuring new work from his estate

Saturday February 25, 2017 - Saturday March 25, 2017
Opening Reception February 25, 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Don Reitz  

1929 - 2014 ďMY ART has always come out of need. Not everyone may like what I do, but I can only make what I feel in my heart. You have to have courage to put out what you know to be truth. I enjoy art that has something to say, or questions to ask. I enjoy knowing I am the sum of all that has gone before. Through art, I am able to make the intangible tangible, release my subconscious and give physical reality to emotional conditions. When I work, I am a loner. I canít have anyone in the studio. Itís a very personal and private place. I am pretending in there. But Iím never lonely, and I love involvement with people. Thatís why I do workshops.Ē - Don Reitz



3:00 - 5:00 pm

Don Reitz, one of the great geniuses of contemporary ceramics was devoted to clay, color and expression throughout his career. This exhibition presents work from his three great periods: the Sara series--in which he used color to narrate stories on earthenware clay; his wood-fire period using fire and ash for expression; and his color with wood-fire and salt which was a summation of the many elements in his life works.

More images coming soon.

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