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Openings: Vonn Sumner – “This Makes Sense” @ Merry Karnowsky

Last week, the Merry Karnowsky Gallery also presented work from Vonn Sumner, who was showing alongside Nicola Verlato (covered). The LA-based painter, who was mentored by the renowned Wayne Thiebaud, put a new body of work entitled This Makes Sense on display featuring his his contemplative and consumed characters placed against stark backgrounds. He states: “My paintings are an attempt to bring together seemingly contradictory elements: the observable outer world and the subjective inner world; the formal possibilities of non-objective painting and the psychological possibilities of representational painting; seriousness and […]