You Are At 17cox

April 24, 2012

Image: You Are Here! Installation detail, image courtesy of Elizabeth Woodward Photography

You Are Here!
The Viewer as Inconstant Medium

Curated by Montserrat Exhibitions Manager Lucas Spivey
Reception: Tuesday April 24, 5:30 – 8 pm
On View: April 25 – June 23, 2012
17 Cox Court, Beverly, MA

Art in the mid to late 20th century called attention to the viewer’s presence, size and interactions in relation to the constructed environments they found themselves in. Concerned with viewers as inconstant yet necessary ingredients for their work to complete themselves; the unpredictable nature of the viewer was designed into such structures by the artists.

Based out of Andover, Doug Bell has taught painting and alternative materials at a dozen schools across New England. He has exhibited regionally at HallSpace, Clark Gallery and Kingston Gallery as well as the deCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, the Institute of Contemporary Art and the Rose Art Museum.

Benjamin Benson Evans is a recent graduate of the New England School of Art and Design at Suffolk University, where he had his first solo exhibition Role Players at NESAD’s Black Box. Of Benson Evans’ Coffee with Just Milk at Gallery NAGA, Cate McQuaid described his work as “evocative, disturbing, and occasionally funny.”

is a group of artists who are interested in presenting experimental and emerging art with the local community. fosters an environment of critique, inspiration, and knowledge amongst artists. In doing so they hope to enrich the local arts scene and open a dialogue between the arts and the community that supports them.

Closing Bon-fire: Saturday June 23, 6 pm

You Are Here! Installation in progress from 17 COX on Vimeo.