The Works Art & Design Festival

The Works Gallery is proud to present Discombobulation, an exhibit of contemporary paintings by Winnipeg artist Kevin Friedrich.

The Works Gallery

  1. 10225-100 Ave
    January 7th – February 8th, 2008
    Hours: 12 – 5pm Monday to Friday
    Closing Reception Thursday February 7 6:00 – 9:00pm
    Everyone Welcome

In Disscomobulation, blue-collar iconography is combined with technological fetishes, to reveal obvious truths. Through portraying incompatible content, Friedrich hopes to achieve a charismatic yet absurd compositional dissimilarity.

Friedrich’s large scale portraits project humanity’s obsessive attempts to up-grade what is perceived as obsolete, to re-establish what already exists. Friedrich’s work is situated largely within the realm of narrative painting, with comments about technological restructuring. His work is based on uncertainty, anxiety and the increased tension that bandage solutions generate, Friedrich posits that ‘progression’ seems to be chasing its own tail.

Kevin Friedrich was born in Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan and currently lives and works in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Freidrich’s work has been exhibited in Ontario, New Brunswich, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Minneapolis.

For more information please contact:
The Works International Visual Art Society
Phone: 780.426.2122