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Michael Warren Contemporary - “Creative Destruction” - Artist Talk - Margaret Lawless and Janice McDonald

“Creative Destruction”
New Works by Margaret Lawless
Artist Talk with Margaret Lawless & Janice McDonald, Saturday, February 25, 10:30-12pm

On View January 24, 2017 – March 4, 2017


“Creative Destruction”
New Works by Margaret Lawless

January 24, 2017 – March 4, 2017
with concurrent exhibit by Daisy Patton "Throw My Ashes Into the Sea"

Artist Reception w/ Margaret Lawless, Friday, January 27, 6-8pm
Artist Talk: Margaret Lawless with Janice McDonald, Saturday, February 25, 10:30-12pm

Creative destruction is a term used by economists to describe a process of innovation that consequentially replace previous iterations.  Margaret Lawless uses this pattern of building and tearing down as both the process for creating her work and also the subject.  Beginning with compositions based on the NYC photography of Berenice Abbott, Margaret Lawless creates for us a snapshot of the conditions of our modern society in which old buildings are replaced by the new, and previously conceived technologies are rendered obsolete by new advances. Lawless further uses this idea as a methodology for creating her artwork: building one layer on top of another.  Lawless collages, draws and paints one layer over another; she then covers over the entire work before beginning a process of sanding it back down to create something entirely new while revealing the old.


“Sign Down”
New Works by Dallas Parkins

“Falling Up - Chicago”
New Works by Kely McClung

“Missed Connections”
New Works by Paul Sisson

On View March 7, 2017 – April 15, 2017
Artist Reception w/ photographers, Friday, March 10, 6-8pm
Artist Talk: Saturday, March 11, 10-12pm

MWC presents contemporary artwork with emphasis on materials and process. The gallery also showcases many artists in the additional viewing rooms in the back of the gallery. MWC consigns an extensive collection of fine art prints from career artists practicing all over the world.

Michael Warren Contemporary
760 Santa Fe Drive
Denver, CO 80204