David Richard Gallery will present “Technoforms” by Trygve Faste, a selection of new paintings on shaped canvases in which the artist creates an interface between high-technology, industrial design and studio art. This is Faste’s first solo exhibition with the gallery and it will be presented July 2 – July 27, 2013 with an artist reception on Friday, July 5 from 5:00-7:00 PM at the gallery located on 544 South Guadalupe Street, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501, phone 505-983-9555 in the Santa Fe Railyard Arts District.
Faste’s newest series of paintings entitled “Shards”, “Protoforms” and “Turboforms” read initially as explorations of color and shaped canvases. However, there is something about them that seems too familiar-bright colors, high-tech design, a sense of fast pace and speed-evocative of highly sophisticated, technical consumer goods such as tennis shoes, designer eye glasses and ski gear. Yet they are abstract paintings, not representing