About Vessel Gallery
- 471 25th Street (uptown) Map
- (510) 893-8800
- Tues, Thurs - Sat: 11–6pm / Wednesday by appointment
Vessel Gallery is a unique two-story 5000 sq. ft. exhibition space, originally built in 1906 as a horse livery. Vessel Gallery exhibits a range of emerging to established, local and ...
DIANA HOBSON’s Fragile Memories a mulit-dimensional solo show by English born artist Diana Hobson. Her work has developed and evolved through glass/mixed media, sculpture, installation and photography, video and sound installation. Fragile Memories includes her most recent works, alongside reflections on works from her last London sculpture show, and opens Friday July 3, 6-9PM. Vessel Artist Talk Series with the Diana is Saturday July 11, 2PM. Diana Hobson’s artworks are in the collections of museums worldwide including Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris. Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Contemporary Art Collection Tate Gallery, London. National Museum of Scotland. LA County Museum, Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, Japan. kunstsammlungen De Vest Coburg, Germany. Cooper Hewitt, NY. Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY. Toledo Museum of Art. Montreal Museum of Fine Art, and more.
July 3 – August 8, 2015
Opening: FRIDAY, July 3, 6-9PM coinciding with Oakland Art Murmur
Artist Talk: SAT, July 11, 2:00PM
Vessel Gallery 471 25th Street, Oakland, CA www.vessel-gallery.com
From Iceland to the Santa Cruz Mountains, Diana Hobson‘s solo show Fragile Memories at Vessel Gallery reveals the simultaneous fragility and resilience of nature, inspiring wonder and awe at the beauty of landscape.
Hobson’s body of work chronicles her movement through life and across the globe. Her response to her environment – the almost otherworldly landscape of Iceland, the tall redwoods of Northern California, and her time in urban London – is alive in her art, as she navigates a planet that is out of balance, a species of moth on the brink of collapse, or the cycles of grief and transformation.
In an ongoing effort to curate art that engages conversations of ecological conservation, care for our planet, and our changing relationship with the world that surrounds us, Vessel Gallery is pleased to present Diana Hobson’s Fragile Memories a collection of video collaborations with Susan Alexjander, prints, and sculptures reflecting landscape, ourselves, and the relationship between the two.