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Branched: Julia Bloom & Jackie Battenfield

Addison/Ripley Fine Art

Opening Reception - January 28, 5-7 pm

1670 Wisconsin Avenue NW

Washington, DC 20007

(202) 338-5180

January 28 - March 5, 2017

Julia Bloom - Sculptures & Drawings

Jackie Battenfield - Paintings on Mylar

The exhibited works of Jackie Battenfield and Julia Bloom in Branched were chosen to complement each other, to draw enticing visual and aesthetic parallels in distinctly different styles. Where Bloom's drawings and constructions cast literal shadows, Battenfield's paintings have an sleek, porcelain seeming surface with just a hint of impasto. Both artists, however, find inspiration in close observation of nature and produce compelling and accomplished works.