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13 Artists Sketch Invisible Forces in Align at Spruill Gallery
March 16, 2011
By Laura Chance

The name of Spruill Gallery’s group exhibition, Align, is playfully punned. A thought-provoking dichotomy of complex meaning and bare-bones honesty, Align celebrates the line as “the essence of drawing,” illustrating its versatility in painting, photography, writing, and sculpture. Thirteen artists evaluate the importance of line within their works and compose statements defining its significance. “The line speaks to me and tells a story,” writes Jeffery Merritt. “Whether it takes the form of a person, animal, or object, I feel that it is alive.” The show continues through its final day this Saturday, March 19, 2011. Read More.